The Well-Crafted Sentence
Either clause could stand alone. They can be linked with a comma and a conjunction, or with a semicolon. 5. The compound/complex sentence: This adds one or more subordinate clauses to a compound sentence, as in this revision of #4: “Madonna was once the ...
Cultural literacy helps new citizens succeed
5. Who was the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr ... being able to think through a compound-complex sentence." Formerly known as English as a Second Language, the classes are now called English for Speakers of Other Languages because these students frequently ...
Grammar sticklers may have OCD
Maybe you’ve heard of the grammar gene — its technical name is the FOXP2 gene — which may be responsible for a variety of grammatical ills, such as the inability to construct compound/complex sentences ... add GPS to the DSM-5, the latest edition ...
Savannah Spoken Word Festival schedule
What: Savannah’s local poetry groups are getting ready to clash, armed with an artillery filled with compound-complex sentences. That’s right ... Center will perform pieces through the art of spoken word poetry.
This Sporting Life: Why is the why
Ninety-five percent of what you'll read and what you'll hear ... it's more important than ever that a few outposts remain devoted to the compound complex sentence, to the compound complex thought. That a place be kept safe for imagination, for ideas ...