The KISS Grammar Workbooks
Studies in Style
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

The Opening Sentences of Chapter Three:
The Wedding of Allan-a-Dale

Directions: Analyze the following passage and then complete a data sheet.

     One day when Robin was walking through the wood, he met a gay

young knight. The knight was dressed in scarlet satin, and wore a hat

decked with feathers. He held his head erect and walked with a light

and joyous step. As he walked he sang a merry song.

     Robin wondered who the knight could be, but he did not stop him 

as he had other business that morning.

Note: This passage consists of 70 words in 5 sentences.