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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I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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3 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?

  2. I want to to thank you for this good read!! I definitely enjoyed every bitt of it.
    I have gott you book-marked to look at new stuff yoou post…

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