Parallel Structure is using the same grammatical pattern of words to show that the words are of equal importance.

Examples: Steve went hik
ing, fishing, and kayaking while Joyce sun tanned, relaxed, and enjoyed the outdoors.
Cindy told Maria that she should make cookies, that she should clean her room, and that she should get done before she goes out.

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