Comma Splices and Fused Sentences


Comma Splices and Fused Sentences




© 2006, 1999, 1978
Margaret L. Benner   All rights reserved.


REVIEW       
                                                                                               

 Before going on to compound and complex sentences,
you should be thoroughly familiar with the simple sentence. 
Here is a small review.

 


 In order to have a simple
sentence
(independent clause), you need these three elements:

         
a subject                   
a
predicate verb
   
             
a complete thought








































































































































































































READ:  The Eight Parts of Speech

PUNCTUATION
NOTE: 
     
In example A, no commas
separate the dependent clause from the independent clause.


 





































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