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Syntax
the grammatical structure of sentences
Phrases
at the same time
main clauses
contain subject verb and complete thought, e.g. "Horatio watches the "Today" show"
asyndeton
omission of conjuntions from constructions in which they should normally be used, e.g. "Are all thy conquests, glories, honors"
zeugma
use of a word to govern two or more words though approprate to only one, e.g."Mr. Pickwick took his hat and his leave"
declarative sentence
Horatio watches.
imperative sentence
Horatio must watch.
exclamatory sentence
Horatio really watches!
periodic sentence
Before going to work and while eating his breakfasst, Horatio watches the "Today" show.
polysyndeton
using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted, e.g. "he ran and jumped and laughed for joy"
interrogative sentence
Does Horatio watch the "Today" show?
simple sentence
Horatio watches the "Today" show.
compound sentence
Horatio watches the "Today" show, and he eats his breakfast at the same time.
Syntax
the grammatical structure of sentences
Phrases
at the same time
main clauses
Horatio watches the "Today" show.
asyndeton
omission of conjuntions from constructions in which they should normally be used, e.g. "Are all thy conquests, glories, honors"
zeugma
use of a word to govern two or more words though approprate to only one, e.g."Mr. Pickwick took his hat and his leave"
declarative sentence
Horatio watches.
imperative sentence
Horatio must watch.
exclamatory sentence
Horatio really watches!
periodic sentence
Before going to work and while eating his breakfasst, Horatio watches the "Today" show.
polysyndeton
using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted, e.g. "he ran and jumped and laughed for joy"
interrogative sentence
Does Horatio watch the "Today" show?
simple sentence
a sentence with one clause. e.g. "Horatio watches the "Today" show"
compound sentence
a sentence with two clauses connected by a coordinating conjunction, e.g. "Horatio watches the "Today" show, and he eats his breakfast at the same time"