1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline every subject once, every verb twice, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," "DO").
3. Put brackets [ ] around every subordinate clause and use arrows or labels to indicate their function.
4. Put a vertical line at the end of every main clause.
1. This time she found a little bottle on it ("which certainly was not
here before," said Alice), and tied 'round the neck of the bottle was
a paper label, with the words "DRINK ME" beautifully printed on it
in large letters.
2. Two began, in a low voice, "Why, the fact is, you see, Miss, this here
ought to have been a red rose-tree, and we put a white one in by
mistake; and, if the Queen was to find it out, we should all have our
heads cut off, you know. So you see, Miss, we're doing our best, afore
she comes, to -- "
3. She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom
followed it), and sometimes she scolded herself so severely as to
bring tears into her eyes.
4. Alice had no idea what to do, and in despair she put her hand into her
pocket and pulled out a box of comfits (luckily the salt-water had not
got into it) and handed them 'round as prizes.
5. So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the
day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of
making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and
picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran
close by her.
6. Suddenly a footman in livery came running out of the wood (judging by
his face only, she would have called him a fish) -- and rapped loudly
at the door with his knuckles.
7. However, this bottle was not marked "poison," so Alice ventured to
taste it, and, finding it very nice (it had a sort of mixed flavor of
cherry-tart, custard, pineapple, roast turkey, toffy and hot buttered
toast), she very soon finished it off.
8. Just then Alice ran across the Duchess (who was now out of prison).