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Sentences and Fragments


Sentences and Fragments

In narrative writing, authors often use simple sentences or fragments in dialogue. 
Sentences and Fragments

A simple sentence contains one independent clause with a single subject and a verb. “I know you, sweetheart” in paragraph 38 is an example of a simple sentence used in dialogue. 

The effect is that an entire thought is expressed by the speaker. 

A fragment is not a complete sentence; it is missing either a subject or a verb. “Sure thing!” in paragraph 12 of “Diving Under” is an example of a fragment. 

Authors may use fragments intentionally in dialogue and for stylistic reasons. Fragments can make dialogue more realistic because people often use fragments when speaking.
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