Sentence analysis

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_539We did a lot of sentence analysis when I was at school. Our teacher would dictate random sentences, then we would have to write them out & list underneath the subject, object, verb…

This post illustrates another approach to the same thing. Sentence diagrams seem to be very popular in the US.

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2 Responses to Sentence analysis

  1. I don’t think I would ever have written if I had to analyse a sentence like this…and I certainly wouldn’t have produced a fluid sentence that sang, or chilled, or exploded like a soft bullet.

    • I know just what you mean! Somehow at school we didn’t connect the sentence analysis with writing. It is surprising what people find helpful. We are all different, aren’t we?

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