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Sentence Correction: Dangling Modifiers - Overview

Born in Salzburg in 1756, Mozart is considered by many to be one of the greatest musicians of all times.

Which part of the sentence is a modifier?

correct!

Who or what does the modifier describe?

Incorrect. Mozart is the one who was born in Salzburg in 1756.

Good!

The modifier describes Mozart, who was born in Salzburg in 1756.

There are several characteristics of a modifier: it appears at the beginning of the sentence, is separated from the rest of the sentence by a comma, and usually includes Verb+ing or a verb in the 3rd form. The red text does not appear at the beginning of the sentence. The modifier is the green text.

Who or what does the modifier describe?

The green text

The red text

I don't know

Many people
Mozart

I don't know

Many people
Mozart

I don't know