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Composite sentences

Composite sentences are poly predicative syntactic constructions, formed by two or more predicative lines, each with a subject and a predicate of its own. Each predicative unit in a composite sentence forms a clause. A clause as a part of a composite sentence corresponds to a separate sentence. There are two principal types of composite […]

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Conjunctions

The conjunction is a part of speech which denotes connections between objects and phenomena. It connects parts of the sentence, clauses, and sentences [3; 254]. Sadie brought them in and went back to the door (Mansfield). … the blinds were down in the dining-room and the lights turned on – and all the lights were […]

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Parallelism

There are some kinds of repetition: lexical and syntactic. Lexical repetition is divided into: anaphora (the repetition of the same elements at the beginning of several sentences): Should auld acquaintance be forgot And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot And days of auld langsyne? (Burns) epiphora (the repetition of the same elements […]

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Sentence structure

There are many definitions of the sentence and these definitions differ from each other because the scientists approach from different viewpoints to this question [12; 44]. “The sentence is the immediate integral unit of speech built up of words according to a definite syntactic pattern and distinguished by a contextually relevant communicative purpose”. A sentence […]

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