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Pronouns as Subjects
From The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
Directions:
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").
 

1. Buck met Curly's next rush with his chest, in a peculiar fashion that 

tumbled her off her feet.
 

2. They made good time down the chain of lakes which fills the craters 

of extinct volcanoes.
 

3. In quick rage he sprang at the man, who met him halfway, grappled 

him close by the throat, and with a deft twist threw him over on his back.
 

4. A chill wind was blowing that nipped him sharply and bit with especial

venom into his wounded shoulder.
 

5. They were savages, all of them, who knew no law but the law of club

and fang.
 

6. One of the onlookers, who had been clenching his teeth, now spoke up.
 

7. It was a hard day's run, up the Canon, through Sheep Camp, past the 

Scales and the timber line, across glaciers and snowdrifts hundreds of feet

deep, and over the great Chilcoot Divide, which stands between the salt 

water and the fresh and guards forbiddingly the sad and lonely North.
 

8. One of the dogs was a big, snow-white fellow from Spitzbergen who 

had been brought away by a whaling captain, and who had later 

accompanied a Geological Survey into the Barrens.
 

9. He was surprised at the eagerness which animated the whole team 

and which was communicated to him.
 

10. By evening Perrault secured another dog, an old husky, long and 

lean and gaunt, with a battle-scarred face and a single eye which flashed

a warning of prowess that commanded respect.