Mammoth Memory

8.  Interjection – words that inject emotions and feelings

Interjections are words that express emotions, feelings and reactions. They are sometimes called exclamations. Examples include aw, oi, ouch, hey, oops and ugh. An interjection is often followed by an exclamation mark to denote surprise, anger or shock, e.g. “Ouch!”

 Injection is word providing emotion or feeling

Grandma arrived at court, but there were lots of protesters inside the court house. The police had to go into the court house to eject (interjection) the protesters .

To remember that interjections include words such as aw, oi, ouch, hey, oops, ugh and pow, see the following picture:

Ouch and oops are interjecting words

The police had to use a lot of crowd dispersal techniques to remove the protesters from the court house.

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