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Pronouns as Subjects
From The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Analysis Key.

1. Buck met Curly's next rush (DO) {with his chest}, {in a peculiar fashion} [Adj.

to "fashion" that tumbled her (DO) {off her feet}]. |

2. They made good time (DO) {down the chain} {of lakes} [Adj. to "chain"

which fills the craters (DO) {of extinct volcanoes}]. |

3. {In quick rage} he sprang {at the man}, [Adj. to "man" who met him (DO)

halfway, grappled him (DO) close [#1] {by the throat}, and {with a deft twist}

threw him (DO) over {on his back}]. |

4. A chill wind was blowing [Adj. to "wind" that nipped him (DO) sharply 

and bit {with especial venom} {into his wounded shoulder}]. |

5. They were savages (PN), all [#2] {of them}, [Adj. to "savages" who knew

no law (DO) {but [#3] the law} {of club and fang}]. |

6. One {of the onlookers}, [Adj. to "One" who had been clenching his

teeth (DO)], now spoke up. |

7. It was a hard day's run (PN), [#4] {up the Canon}, {through Sheep Camp}, {past

the Scales and the timber line}, {across glaciers and snowdrifts} hundreds [NuA] {of feet}

deep [#5] , and {over the great Chilcoot Divide}, [Adj. to "Chilcoot Divide" which 

stands {between the salt water and the fresh} and guards forbiddingly the sad and 

lonely North (DO)]. |

8. One {of the dogs} was a big, snow-white fellow (PN) {from Spitzbergen} [Adj.

to "fellow" who had been brought (P) away {by a whaling captain}], and [Adj. to 

"fellow" who had later accompanied a Geological Survey (DO) {into the

Barrens}]. |

9. He was surprised (P) {at the eagerness} [Adj. to "eagerness" which animated

the whole team (DO)] and [Adj. to "eagerness" which was communicated (P)

{to him}]. |

10. {By evening} Perrault secured another dog (DO), an old husky, long and 

lean and gaunt [#6], {with a battle-scarred face and a single eye} [Adj. to "eye"

which flashed a warning (DO) {of prowess} [Adj. to "prowess" that 

commanded respect (DO) ]]. |

1. At this level, I would simply accept "close" as an adverb, but a more complex and better explanation would be to explain it as a predicate adjective in an ellipsed infinitive phrase "him *to be* close." In that perspective, "him" is the subject and "close" is the predicate adjective to the ellipsed infinitive "to be." The infinitive phrase then becomes the direct object of "grappled." Obviously, this explanation is way beyond students who are working at KISS Level 1.6.
2. "All" is an appositive to "savages."
3. This "but" phrase is most easily explained as adverbial to "no."
4. The comma after "run" tends to separate it from the following parallel series of prepositional phrases, thereby suggesting that the phrases do not modify "run." I would not argue with anyone who claimed that they do function as adjectives, but alternatively they can be considered adverbs to "was," or even as delayed subjects. Whichever explanation one chooses, the point is that all the phrases are chunked to the main S/V/C pattern.
5. "Hundreds" is a noun that functions as an adverb to "deep." "Deep" is a post-positioned adjective that describes "glaciers" and "snowdrifts." See KISS Level 5.5 - Post-Positioned Adjectives.
6. "Husky" is an appositive to "dog." "long," "lean" and "gaunt" are post-positioned adjectives that modify "husky."