Conjunctions - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples

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Table of Contents

Conjunctions - Words That Join 1. Coordinating Conjunctions Parallelism Serial-Comma Rule - Red, White, and Blue Conjunctive Adverbs - However, etc. 2. Correlative Conjunctions 3. Subordinating Conjunctions As Far As Rule of Parallel Structure Start a Sentence with a Conjunction However as a Sentence-Starter A Word About Nor Subject-Verb Agreement - Plural Subjects A Summary of Conjunctions