Re: And then ...

Subject: Re: And then ...
From: Michelle Despres <michelle -dot- despres -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Nina Rogers <Nina -dot- Rogers -at- drakesoftware -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 10:16:12 -0700

>From Chicago Manual of Style (and how I learned it)

5.182Correlative conjunctions

Correlative conjunctions are used in pairs, often to join successive clauses
that depend on each other to form a complete thought. Correlative
conjunctions must frame structurally identical or matching sentence parts {an
attempt both to win the gold medal and to set a new record}; in other words,
each member of the pair should immediately precede the same part of
speech {they
not only read the book but also saw the movie} {if the first claim is true,
then the second claim must be false}. Some examples of correlative
conjunctions are *as–as*, *if–then*, *either–or*, *neither–nor*, *both–and*,
*where–there*, *so–as*, and *not only–but also*.
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