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Palimpsest Patterns
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").

1. Further back the old grey rocks rose high and sheer.

2. Her cheeks were burning red and she lay peacefully on her round and

chubby arms.

3. Just then Heidi came running in.

4. In this healthy life Heidi grew stronger, and more sunburnt every day.

5. The shutter over there is hanging loose.

6. But Miss Deta, the child seems peculiar for her age.

7. The doctor was sitting motionless.

8. She appeared frightened.

9. The next day dawned cloudless and fair.

10. She has to sit quiet at her lessons.

11. Heidi turned pale at that comment.