Tumaiesla G.

asked • 10/21/15

identify compound complex sentences

How are the sentences alike? How are they different?
 
1) In the skin at the tips of our fingers we see the trail of the wind; it shows us where the wind blew when our ancestors were created.
 
2) We see the trail of the wind, and it shows us many things.
 
I know that sentence 1 is a compound complex sentence but i dont know how to identify the clauses in it. For example, "it shows us" in sentence 1 is that an independent clause? and then would "where the wind..." be a dependent clause?
 
And are there any subordinate clauses?
 

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Ed M. answered • 10/22/15

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