Express parallel ideas words, phrases, clauses, or sentences in parallel form. Wrong; Program was stimulating and a challenge. Right: Program was stimulating and challenging. Wrong: He was hot, cranky, and needed food. Right: He was hot, cranky, and hungry. Parallel structure means using the same pattern of words. For example, Tom enjoys singing, dancing, and swimming. All words end in “ing.” Read your paper and pause at the words AND and OR. Look on each side of these words to ensure the words are parallel.
As your blog hostess, I suppose I should tell you something you would not find on LinkedIn or a curriculum vita, so I shall. I am an animal lover, a semi-professional photographer, a seamstress, and a career student who just happens to have the most amazing teenage granddaughters ever born! My other business is a writing service for children: www.atlantapawpals.com
Please feel free to ask for elaboration of any issue you see in this blog. If you want to know more about something that is not listed, please email me. firstname.lastname@example.org If I do not have the answer, I will find someone who does.