# Theoretical English Grammar. Part 2. Syntax. Бочарова М.В. - 33 стр.

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THE COMPOUND SENTENCE
o The clauses are of equal status = at the same level of the syntactic hierarchy.
o The syntactic relation of coordination between the clauses.
o The syntactic relation can be either marked or unmarked.
o Coordination can be marked with a linker (coordinator):
a) a coordinating conjunction: and, but, or, nor, either, neither;
b) a coordinating conjunctive adverb, which can shift its position: besides,
moreover, however, yet, still, otherwise, therefore, so, thus, then, conse-
quently.
o Coordination can be formally unmarked ĺ intonation, punctuation.
o The order of coordinate clauses is more or less fixed.
o Types of semantic relations between the clauses:
– Copulative: similarity, addition, simultaneous or successive events;
– Disjunctive: mutually exclusive alternatives;
– Cause and effect.
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                        THE COMPOUND SENTENCE

o The clauses are of equal status = at the same level of the syntactic hierarchy.

o The syntactic relation of coordination between the clauses.

o The syntactic relation can be either marked or unmarked.

o Coordination can be marked with a linker (coordinator):

a) a coordinating conjunction: and, but, or, nor, either, neither;

b) a coordinating conjunctive adverb, which can shift its position: besides,
moreover, however, yet, still, otherwise, therefore, so, thus, then, conse-
quently.

o Coordination can be formally unmarked � intonation, punctuation.

o The order of coordinate clauses is more or less fixed.

o Types of semantic relations between the clauses:

– Copulative: similarity, addition, simultaneous or successive events;