Hamilton to Host International Writers Festival - Novelist/poet Chris Abani, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri and Valzhyna Mort will participate in the festival on Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28.
Commonly Confused Words
compose / comprise
Compose means to create or put together: "She composed a symphony for her senior project in music." "The symphony is composed of three movements." Comprise means to contain and is best used only in the active voice. "The symphony comprises three movements." "The class comprises six men and seven women." Avoid "is comprised of."
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide