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Section 11.5


Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs; they also introduce clauses. There are several categories of adverbs, each with its own rules for adverb word order: conjunctive adverbs, attitude adverbs, sentence adverbs, time adverbs, manner adverbs, and quantity adverbs.

Like adjectives, adverbs can appear in the positive, comparative, or superlative degree.

rapidly [positive]

more rapidly [comparative]

most rapidly [superlative]

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