posted by Dorothy .
1a. Both Lisa and Alan enjoy photography; both have won prestigious awards.
1b. Both Lisa and Alan enjoy photography, both have won prestigious awards.
Which one is correct and why?
Do you see two separate sentences?
Both Lisa and Alan enjoy photography.
Both have won prestigious awards.
To separate two complete sentences (or independent clauses), you need a semicolon or a period between them.
yes i do see 2 complete sentences, so then i would use a semicolon between them since we are discussing semicolons. thank you
Yes. 1a. is correct.