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"Why the Cat always Falls upon her Feet"
from The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
Exercise # 3
Analysis Key through KISS Level Three (Clauses) +

1.) The magician stirred {in his sleep}. |

2.) Closer and closer the deadly serpent moved. |

3.) All the music {of the forest} lulled him (DO) [#1] to slumber, | and he closed his eyes (DO). |

4.) The sun shining [#2] {through the leaves} made flecks (DO) {of light and shadow} {upon the earth}. |

5.) Your eyes are quick (PA) to see [#3], | and your ears are quick (PA) to hear [#3]. |

6.) [Adv. to "came" As the magician lay asleep,] a great serpent came softly {from the thicket}. |

1. My guess is that grammarians will disagree about this construction. Some will consider "him" to be the direct object, and the infinitive "to slumber" to be functioning as an adverb to "lulled," explaining either "how" or "where" it "lulled." Others may consider "him" to be the subject of the infinitive and "him to slumber" to be the direct object of "lulled." Since grammarians will disagree, either explanation should be accepted.
2. "Shining" is a gerundive that modifies "sun."
3. The infinitives "to see" and "to hear" function as adverbs modifying the adjectives "quick."