As you consider coordination and subordination within compound and complex sentences, make sure that you become comfortable with the punctuation. You will also need to spend some time considering whether a clause should be deliberately subordinated when combining ideas.
- Anytime I began to write a paper, it seemed as if my brain had run out of gas. My engine had been permanently stalled.
- Writing to me is like fighting in a ring. It takes a lot of hard work to get ready for a fight.
- The end of my portfolio is when I reach the top of the steps. The feeling of reward is very great and my life is finally at ease.
- In high school, I didn’t spend as much time looking over my papers after getting them back. Many teachers didn’t emphasize the importance of revision.