Shmoop knows grammar.Period.

Whether you are a grammar stickler or you hate grammar sticklers, we've got you covered. Click on any of the sections below to get the lowdown on all things grammar. We'll give you loads of examples and common mistakes, and we'll let you know when you need to be on point and when you can play a little fast and loose with those pesky rules.

The 8 (or so) Parts.

The building blocks of grammar: easy to stack, but also easy to knock over into a messy pile.