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Compound Main Clauses

 Ex # 1 Based on the Second Story in The Snow Queen
From Stories from Hans Andersen
with illustrations by Edmund Dulac

Directions:
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").
3. Place a vertical line after each main clause.

1. In the summer they could reach each other with one bound, but in the winter 

they had to go down all the stairs in one house and up all the stairs in the other,

and outside there were snowdrifts.
 

2. She is biggest of them all, and she never remains on the ground.
 

3. Many a winter's night she flies through the streets and peeps in at the windows,

and then the ice freezes on the panes into wonderful patterns like flowers.
 

4. Still she was alive, her eyes shone like two bright stars, but there was no rest

or peace in them.
 

5. The next day was bright and frosty, and then came the thaw and after that

the spring.