Modern art and music can cause conflicts in existing cultural values and can cause misinterpretation or even losing their originality in cultural identity.
If you want to pack a list of items into one sentence, then these items need to be parallel. What do I mean by items and what do I mean by parallel?
Our opening example could be written using noun phrases only:
..in which we have one verb – cause – and three nouns separated by commas:
(Notice that the final noun is preceded by or even as a substitute for and.)
Alternatively the sentence could be written using verb phrases only, again separated by commas:
Accurate parallel structures can help to increase your IELTS score for GRA (they’re ‘structural’), LR (noun phrases are probably the most common item), and CC (non-parallel structures are difficult to understand).
Ha! There – I just used a parallel structure built from nouns (GRA, LR, CC)!
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