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(Check these please)Identify these sentences as compound, simple or run-on sentences.

5. Percy Shelley traveled in Europe and visited friends.(simple)

6. Shelley made friends with other poets; John Keats was Shelley's friend.(compound)

7. William Godwin was another friend, Shelley liked his daughter.(run-on)

9. Mary's father was a philosopher, her mother worked for women's rights.(compound)

14. Byron was one of the greatest Romantic poets students still study his work.(run-on)

19. Byron loved Greece, he traveled there. (compound)

  • Grammar -

    First of all, study the difference between a simple and a compound sentence:

    http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=difference+between+a+compound+or+simple+sentence

    #9 is a run-on. It needs a semicolon (or a period and a capital H in Her, to be compound.

    #19 is as well.

    Sra

  • Grammar -

    Thank you

  • Grammar -

    5. Percy Shelley traveled in Europe and visited friends.(simple) correct

    6. Shelley made friends with other poets; John Keats was Shelley's friend.(compound) correct

    7. William Godwin was another friend, Shelley liked his daughter.(run-on) correct

    9. Mary's father was a philosopher, her mother worked for women's rights.(compound) incorrect

    14. Byron was one of the greatest Romantic poets students still study his work.(run-on) correct

    19. Byron loved Greece, he traveled there. (compound) incorrect

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