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Chapter 13. Sentence and Sensibility > Sentence Structure: The Fab Four - Pg. 128

Sentence and Sensibility 128 Compound Sentences: Compound Interest A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses. The independent clauses can be joined in one of two ways: · With a coordinating conjunction: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so · With a semicolon (;) You Could Look It Up A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses. As with a simple sentence, a compound sentence can't have any subordinate clauses. Here are some compound sentences for your reading pleasure. Independent Clause Men are mammals Mushrooms grow in damp places. The largest mammals are found in the sea Conjunction or Semicolon and so ; Independent Clause women are femammals. they look like umbrellas. there's nowhere else to put them