Test yourself—Parallelism: Writing with Repetition and Rhythm

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Test yourself—Parallelism: Writing with Repetition and Rhythm

Is the parallelism in these sentences correct or incorrect?

  1. Either the sportscasters attacked the coach for poor recruiting, or he was criticized for his ineffective drilling of the team.

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  2. Koala bears are not as appealing as they look because they have fleas, they have bad breath and tend to scratch.

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  3. Eddie is completely masculine, while Rodolpho is slightly girlish.

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  4. At the first sound of thunder, Little Lulu would not only dive under the blankets, but also cover her head with a mountain of stuffed toys.

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  5. Annie took a bottle of wine and a box of crackers, and brought ten CDs to her neighbour’s party.

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