Balanced sentence

a sentence consisting of two or more clauses that are parallel in structure.
Historical Examples

A balanced sentence consists of two parts, the one corresponding to the other.
Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism F. V. N. Painter


in grammar, a sentence with two clauses or phrases of fairly equal in length and strength for clarity

“The novel concentrates on character; the film intensifies the violence,” is a balanced sentence.


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