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Run-On Sentences

Run-on sentences occur when writers try to combine more than one idea into a single sentence. They cause confusion because readers are not sure when one idea ends and the next one begins. Read our entry and test your knowledge with our quiz!



When writing about Literature, it is important to address several vital literary elements. Our Literature portal has the following articles on these important elements:

  1. Allegory
  2. Character
  3. Imagery
  4. Litotes
  5. Metonymy
  6. Personification
  7. Plot
  8. Point of View
  9. Setting
  10. Simile
  11. Structure
  12. Style, Tone, and Mood
  13. Symbolism
  14. Synechdoche
  15. Theme