A compound sentence is a sentence that contains two independent clauses that are joined by a coordinating conjunction. They can also be joined by a conjunctive adverb or a semicolon, or in this case, a colon.
A colon is also used to punctuate sentences when the first part of the sentence is related to the second and the second explains or clarifies the first. This means that the second sentence is a follow-up or gives an example to support the first sentence.
In the given sentence, there are two independent clauses- <em>"Alice Munro published her first collection of short stories in 1968"</em> and <em>"the title of that collection is Dance of the Happy Shades"</em>. This evidently rules out <u>simple(has only one independent clause)</u>, <u>complex(contains one independent and one dependent clause)</u>, and <u>compound sentence (two independent clauses and a dependent clause)</u> structure.
The answer is not B. The answer is C. Recreation time starts at 10:30 am and ends at 11:00 am. Counseling starts at 11:15 am. where the 15 is, that's how you know the answer is C. I hope this helped! Enjoy.
A possible theme would be that the struggle between good and evil often results in a Pyrrhic victory.
The word "Pyrrhic" refers to the results of the conflict, where the victor's losses are almost as great as those sustained by the conquered. In a Pyrrhic victory, there is the sense that the victor's gains have been nullified by the extreme losses incurred. If you're interested, please refer to the link below about the origins of...