A. After each of the sentences below, indicate the branching of the phrase that is in bold (L.M, R]. Then rewrite the sentence twice so that it branches in each of the other two ways. Your teacher may also ask you to rate them on a scale of ten (as in the instructional material) and briefly explain any effects in emphasis caused by the branching.
B. Write three versions of a sentence of your own by placing a prepositional phrase as left-branching, mid-branching, and then right-branching.
C. In something that you are reading, find a left-,
a mid-, and a right-branching prepositional phrase.
1. At last poor Danae drooped her head and fell asleep.
2. Perseus, with rage, ground
3. Then he towered in the air like an eagle.