Conjunctions - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples

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Table of Contents

  1. Conjunctions - Words That Join
  2. 1. Coordinating Conjunctions
  3. Parallelism
  4. Serial-Comma Rule - Red, White, and Blue
  5. Conjunctive Adverbs -However, etc.
  6. 2. Correlative Conjunctions
  7. 3. Subordinating Conjunctions
  8. As Far As
  9. Rule of Parallel Structure
  10. Start a Sentence with a Conjunction
  11. Howeveras a Sentence-Starter
  12. A Word About Nor
  13. Subject-Verb Agreement - Plural Subjects
  14. A Summary of Conjunctions