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Ex # 9 Punctuation Exercise
Analysis Key

The original text is:

     So the enchantment came to an end. The sleepers awoke, and those who had been turned to stone became alive again. The simpleton married the youngest and dearest princess, and was made king after her father's death. His two brothers, who were now sorry for what they had done, married the other two princesses, and lived happily ever after.

Analysis Key

     So the enchantment came {to an end}. | The sleepers awoke, | and those

[Adj. to "those" who had been turned (P) {to stone}] became alive (PN) again. |

The simpleton married the youngest and dearest princess (DO), and was made (P)

king [#1] {after her father's death}. | His two brothers, [Adj. to "brothers" who

were now sorry (PA) {for [OP what (DO of "had done") they had done]}]

married the other two princesses (DO), and lived happily ever after. |


Notes
1. "King" is a retained predicate adjective after the passive "was made." The active voice version would be "They made him *to be* king."