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The 4 Types of Sentences. Simple sentence: A sentence with one independent clause and no dependent clauses. My aunt enjoyed taking the hayride with you.

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1 The 4 Types of Sentences

2 Simple sentence: A sentence with one independent clause and no dependent clauses. My aunt enjoyed taking the hayride with you. China's Han Dynasty marked an official recognition of Confucianism.

3 Compound Sentence: A sentence with multiple independent clauses but no dependent clauses. The clown frightened the little girl, and she ran off screaming. The Freedom Riders departed on May 4, 1961, and they were determined to travel through many southern states.

4 Complex Sentence: A sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. After Mary added up all the sales, she discovered that the lemonade stand was 32 cents short. While all of his paintings are fascinating, Hieronymus Bosch's triptychs, full of mayhem and madness, are the real highlight of his art.

5 Complex-Compound Sentence: A sentence with multiple independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. Catch-22 is widely regarded as Joseph Heller's best novel, and because Heller served in World War II, which the novel satirizes, the zany but savage wit of the novel packs an extra punch.

6 The 4 Basic Sentence Structures SimpleRuby and Parker ran on the levee. CompoundRuby ran on the levee, and Parker napped. ComplexWhile Parker napped, Ruby ran on the levee. Compound- Complex While I graded papers, Ruby napped, and Parker ate Ruby’s food.

7 These Sentences Divided into Clauses IndependentDependent Simple Ruby and Parker ran on the levee. Compound 1)Ruby ran on the levee, 2) and Parker napped. ComplexRuby ran on the levee.While Parker napped, Compound- Complex 1)Ruby napped, 2) and Parker ate Ruby’s food.While I graded papers,

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