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Jack and His Golden Box
Subordinate Clauses: Noun Clauses as Direct Objects
Analysis Key

1. I knew [DO that I would have to do something (DO)]. |

2. He will know then [DO whom [#1] you got it (DO) {from}]. |

3. A maid servant came and asked him (IO) [DO what [#2] he wanted]. |

4. Then Jack asked the King (IO) [DO whether he knew anything (DO) {about it}]. |

5. He said, [DO "I see nothing (DO) {at all} here {but great trees} all [#3] {around me}]." |


Notes
1. "Whom" functions simultaneously as subordinating conjunction and object of the preposition "from." [That is why it is "whom" and not "who."]
2. "What" functions simultaneously as subordinating conjunction and direct object of "wanted."
3. Should the question arise, "all around me" can be explained in various ways. The easiest is to see it from the perspective of a post-positioned adjective -- "trees *that are* all around me." In this way one can explain "all" as a predicate adjective to "trees" or as an adverb to the ellipsed "are." Similarly, "around me" functions as an adverb to the ellipsed "are."