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. The colour they most loved, and which was most familiar to
them, was the dark red of the ground beneath their feet
2. When the solemn rite was concluded, Step-and-Fetch-It paid his
own courtesy with an extra squeeze of the curly head, and deposited
her again in the truck.
3. Polly was thinking about how she would care for her
4. The next thing she remembered was that she was apparently being
carried along on some gliding object to the sound of rippling
5. Perhaps I ought to explain that she had already known other
experiences of a purely imaginative character.
6. That Polly's personification of "The Proud Lady" disturbed her
mother resulted in Polly's abandoning it.
7. That the red dust may have often given a sanguinary tone to their
fancies, I have every reason to believe.
8. Most of the characters that she assumed for days and sometimes
weeks at a time were purely original in conception.
9. Any change in the weather was as unexpected as it is
10. Well meant as her father's account was, it only settled in the
child's mind that she must keep the awful secret to herself and that
no one could understand her.