Sometimes a sentence that is not technically incorrect could still be improved by
making coordinate elements more precisely parallel. In the following example, ...
Faulty parallelism is a construction in which two or more parts of a sentence are
equivalent in meaning but not grammatically similar in form.
An example of faulty parallelism is "Mary likes to dance, sing and reading books."
Faulty parallelism occurs when a sentence uses mixed forms of words with ...
Look out for faulty parallelism whenever you use one of the following
constructions: a and b ... In this example, the infinitive provides the more elegant
The examples below show how to repair faulty parallelism. ... Comparing items
without using parallel structure may cause confusion about what is being ...
Faulty parallelism is a problem in writing that happens when using lists or pairs of
words and phrases. Words or phrases should match in structure...
Faulty parallelism. Be sure you use grammatically equal sentence elements to
express two or more matching ideas or items in a series. Incorrect.
Mar 22, 2013 ... This handout describes and provides examples of parallel structure (similar
patterns of words).
This page focuses on grammatical parallelism as a matter of writing style. ... The
red sentences are examples of "bad" or faulty parallelism. The blue sentences ...
Also in this Guide is a definition of the idea of a college, a lovely example of
parallel form. Students are also ... Faulty Parallelism, Corrected Version. Formerly