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What are these sentences ?

  1. The moors, which were covered in heather, appeared mystical under the gray mist.

  2. My favorite type of food is Japanese, especially sushi, I wish I knew how to make it myself

Some possibilities I have researched: Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-complex, Fragment or Run-on sentence.

  • Hello, Sara. Many would consider your second example unacceptable. – Edwin Ashworth May 29 '18 at 7:55
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    @EdwinAshworth: run-on is one of the choices. – KarlG May 29 '18 at 10:10
  • @KarlG (2) might be called a run-on sentence according to some grammarians (some separate comma splices into a different class). But that's not the point. Some run-on sentences ('I came, I saw, I conquered.' / 'It's not a comet, it's a meteor.' / 'The gate swung apart, the bridge fell, the portcullis was drawn up.') are considered acceptable by many. The example above isn't. I consider << Types of sentence: Simple, Compound, Complex, Compound-complex, Fragment, Run-on >> a classification error. Do we add 'Lengthy'? 'Ungrammatical'? 'Life'? The question is flawed. – Edwin Ashworth May 29 '18 at 10:39

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