A sentence with more than one subject or predicate.
- ‘A compound sentence contains at least two independent clauses, with the writer giving equal emphasis to both.’
- ‘You can gradually introduce complex and compound sentences.’
- ‘There are sentences that are complex and the occasional compound sentence.’
- ‘Niall McAuley found what might just be the longest compound sentence in literature.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.