Unformatted text preview: V. A semicolon should be used before conjunctive adverbs (such as therefore, moreover, furthermore, indeed, in fact, however) that connect independent clauses. a. Example: I won’t finish today; moreover, I doubt that I will finish this week. VI. Do NOT use a semicolon between a dependent clause and its main clause. Elements joined by semicolons must be of equal grammatical rank or weight. a. Example: No one applied for the position; even though it was heavily advertised....
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- Spring '08
- Dependent clause, Grammatical conjunction, semicolon, grammatical rank, Gladue Danny Lugo