Asked • 04/25/19

Why is there a comma instead of a semicolon between the statement "'I'm sorry, I don't cry as much'"?

I'm reading a book *No Apparent Distress* by Rachel Pearson and saw a comma between the following compound sentence "'I'm sorry, I don't cry as much." Why is there a comma instead of a semicolon? Is this not a comma splice?

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Rex R. answered • 04/25/19

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