Recognizing Comma Splices And Fused Sentences
Before you begin, you should review the definitions of a comma splice and a fused sentence:
Main Clause + , + Main Clause = .
Main Clause + Ø + Main Clause = .
As a writer, you must keep in mind that comma splices and fused sentences make you look like an amateur. They tell your reader that you cannot control the construction of a sentence, the most basic building block of a piece of writing. Learning to identify comma splices and fused sentences is the first step to fixing the problem.
Disclaimer: All prizes in this exercise are cyber, which means they have no physical reality and cannot be collected for use in the material world.