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Parallel Structure Learning Resources
This resource is from a website maintained by the English Department at Capital Community College. This link uses explanations and examples from William Strunk’s Elements of Style. It offers explanations of and instructions on correcting faulty parallelisms. You can also take quizzes. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm
The strength of this site on parallel structure is that the author, Tina Blue, gives both textbook examples that are pretty easy to reapir, and student written, real-world examples that are much more difficult to repair.
Quiz page. Grammar Bytes gives developing writers another great interactive quiz to test their ability to write correct sentences.
Stephen Wilbers, a writing instructor at the University of Minnesota, has written three wonderful short essays on parallel structure:
These columns help writers understand more than just how to correct faulty parallels in their writing: they show why parallel structure is useful, and how good parallel structure makes writing powerful and beautiful. Includes quizzes. Highly recommended. http://www.wilbers.com/part40.htm