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Sentence Pattern 15 A September 7, 2010

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:35 pm

 

Pattern 15A

Complete Inversion of Normal Pattern

Object or Complement or modifier V S

Down the field and through the tacklers ran the Heisman Trophy winner.

 

Sentence Pattern 15

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:34 pm

 

Pattern 15

Object or Complement Before S–V

Object or Complement S V

His kind of sarcasm (,)I do not like.

 

Sentence Pattern 14

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:34 pm

 

Pattern 14

Prepositional Phrase Before S–V

Prepositional Phrase S V (or V S)

During the long winter months, Tom toiled as a trapper.

 

Sentence Pattern 13

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:33 pm

 

Pattern 13

A Single Modifier Out of Place for Emphasis

Modifier, S V

To begin with, some ideas are just plain difficult.

 

Sentence Pattern 12

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:32 pm

 

Pattern 12

Introductory or Concluding Participles

Participial Phrase, S V (or reverse)

Laughing at his foolish behavior, she fell backwards in her chair.

Despised by most Westerners, the terrorist group acted with impunity.

 

Sentence Pattern 11

Filed under: Sentence Patterns 11-15 — janieover @ 8:32 pm

 

Pattern 11A

A Full Sentence as Interrupting Modifier

S–a full sentence–V

Juliet’s famous question–“Wherefore art thou, Romeo?”–is often misunderstood.

 

 
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