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					     Parallelism
Writing with Clarity and Style!
             Parallelism
Using parallel structure helps the reader to
navigate your writing with ease.

Writing this way makes your essays clear
and logical.
               Basic Rules
Parallelism = Items in a list should be in
the same format.
   nouns, adjectives, and verbs in same style

Correct: My favorite hobbies include
swimming, hiking, and walking.

Incorrect: My favorite hobbies include
swimming, hiking, and to walk.
  Parallelism with Coordinating
           Conjunctions
Balance your sentences around the
conjunction

Correct: Jumping and skipping are two
ways to travel.

Incorrect: Jumping and to skip are two
ways to travel.
        Advanced Parallelism
Use the same form not only for verb tenses, but
for the construction of the sentence.

   Before leaving for Miami, we had to pack some sun
    tan lotion, check our flight schedule, and call a taxi
    cab.

				
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