1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, or DO).
3. Place brackets [ ] around each subordinate clause. If the clause functions as a noun, label its function. If it functions as an adjective or adverb, draw an arrow from the opening bracket to the word that the clause modifies.
4. Place a vertical line after each main clause.
TRUE! nervous very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and
am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened
my senses not destroyed not dulled them. Above all was the
sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the
earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken!
and observe how healthily how calmly I can tell you the whole story.