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Varied Positions in S/V/C Patterns
Lassie, Come Home
by Eric Knight 
1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase. Draw an arrow from each preposition to the word that the phrase modifies.
2. Underline subjects once, verbs twice, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1. Behind her was the protecting overhang of the rock.

2. Wide, expansive bodies of water they are.

3. Stretching away below them was the moon-lit land.

4. Evening came, and across the river was the sound of the herder and

the lowing of the cows.

5. Not a word did his parents speak to him.

6. That much I'll give him.

7. Isn't she happy here?

8. On his horse sat the Duke.

9. Then, from the farm below, came the muffled voice of a man.

10. Nor was her head as high now.

11. A terrible creature it was.