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The Subjunctive Mood
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. Joe did not know why, but it seemed as though the oatmeal were stuck

in his throat. 

2. "Before, I were working. But now I'll have to face ye wit it -- I'm on the dole."

3. Now she looked as if she were using all four feet.

4. Had the man walked toward her, she might have let him place his hand on her.

5. He shouted it with an air of proud ownership, as if he alone, the Duke of 

Rudling, were responsible for the tang in the air and the gentle warmth of the sun.