• CASE
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

    CASE

    In English, case refers to (the change in) the position or form of a noun (or pronoun) that indicates the grammatical relationship of the noun (or pronoun) to other words in the sentence. When a noun initiates an action, it is said to be in the nominative (or subjective) case. When it receives an action, it is said to be in the objective (or accusative) case. When it states ownership, it is said to be in the possessive case. Notably, the noun changes only its position and not its form/spelling in the nominative and the objective cases. It is only in the possessive (or genitive) case, which indicates ownership of…

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