PARALLEL STRUCTURE

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Berikut ini merupakan penjelasan mengenai Parallel Structure lengkap dengan contoh kalimat dan latihan soalnya.

Definisi dan Contoh

Parallel Structure berarti menggunakan pola kata yang sama untuk menunjukkan bahwa dua atau lebih ide memiliki level yang sama atau setara. Ini bisa terjadi pada tingkat kata, frasa, atau klausa.

  • Jika komponen pertama merupakan Noun, maka komponen selanjutnya dalam kalimat tersebut juga harus Noun.
  • Jika komponen pertamanya past verb, maka komponen yang lain juga harus past verb, dan seterusnya.

Gambaran non parallel structure:

 

 

Contoh Not parallel: Peter is rich, handsome, and many people like him.
 adj  adj  clause

Gambaran untuk Parallel Structure adalah:

 

 

Contoh Parallel: Peter is rich, handsome, and popular.
 adj  adj  adj

Penghubung Parallel Structure

1. Conjunctions

Kita dapat menggunakan kata sambung untuk membuat struktur paralel, seperti and dan or.

Contoh:

  • Peter is rich, handsome, and popular.
  • When the teenagers finish high school, they have several choices: going to college, getting a job, or joining the army.

2. Correlative Conjunctions

  • not only . . . but also
Subject + verb + not only + noun/adj/adv/prep phrase + but also +    noun/adj/adv/prep phrase

atau

Subject  + not only + verb  + but also +  verb

Contoh:

Tajib is not only talented but also handsome.

Beth plays not only the guitar but also the violin.

  • as well as
Subject + verb + noun/adj/adv/prep phrase + as well as +    noun/adj/adv/prep phrase

atau

Subject   + verb + as well as +  verb

Contoh:

Tajib is talented as well as handsome.

Beth plays the guitar as well as the violin.

  • both . . . and
Subject + verb + both + noun/adj/adv/prep phrase + and +    noun/adj/adv/prep phrase

atau

Subject  + both +  verb  + and +   verb

Contoh:

Tajib is both talented and handsome.

Beth plays both the guitar and the violin.

Nah sudah paham Parallel Structure yaa, sekarang coba kerjakan latihan soal dibawah ini. Jika ada pertanyaan, tuliskan pada kolom komentar.

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