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An Exercise in Changing Tenses
From Alice in Wonderland 
by Lewis Carroll

In Present Tense:

     Suddenly she comes upon a little table, all made of solid glass. There is nothing on it but a tiny golden key, and Alice's first idea is that this might belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! either the locks are too large, or the key is too small, but, at any rate, it does not open any of them. However, on the second time 'round, she comes upon a low curtain she has not noticed before, and behind it is a little door about fifteen inches high. She tries the little golden key in the lock, and to her great delight, it fits!

In Future Tense:

     Suddenly she will come upon a little table, all made of solid glass. There will be nothing on it but a tiny golden key, and Alice's first idea will be that this might belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! either the locks will be too large, or the key will be too small, but, at any rate, it will not open any of them. However, on the second time 'round, she will come upon a low curtain she will not have noticed before, and behind it will be a little door about fifteen inches high. She will try the little golden key in the lock, and to her great delight, it will fit!

Analysis Key (FYI)

     Suddenly she came {upon a little table}, all made [#1] {of solid glass}. | There

was nothing (PN) {on it} {but a tiny golden key}, | and Alice's first idea was [PN

that this might belong {to one} {of the doors} {of the hall}; | but, alas! [Inj] either

the locks were too large (PA), | or the key was too small (PA), | but, {at any

rate} [#2], it would not open any (DO) {of them}. | However, {on the second time} 

'round [#3], she came {upon a low curtain} [Adj. to "curtain" she had not noticed

before], | and {behind it} was a little door about fifteen inches [NuA] high [#4]. |

She tried the little golden key (DO) {in the lock}, | and {to her great delight}, it fitted! |


Notes
1. "Made" is a verbal (a gerundive) that modifies "table."
2. If they tried to explain how every word fits in a sentence, many grammarians would describe "at any rate" as adverbial. That's acceptable, but it can also be seen as an interjection in that it does not describe any specific word or phrase in the clause but rather expresses the writer's comment on what is being said.
3. "'round" is a preposition whose object (the room) is ellipsed. The phrase modifies "time."
4. "High" is a Post-Positioned adjective, a reduction of "*which was* about fifteen inches high."