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Compound Main Clauses
Old-time Stories, Fairy Tales and Myths Retold by Children
By E. Louise Smythe
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").
3. Place a vertical line after each main clause.

1. So Medea made the cakes, and Jason took them and threw  them 

    to the dragon.

2. The king sent his men in ships to take Jason, but they could not get him.

3.  I will not have gold leaves, and I will not have glass leaves.

4. His white hair turned black, and teeth grew in his mouth.

5. Then Medea put a stick into the pot, and leaves grew on it.

6. Some of the juice fell on the ground, and grass grew up.

7. Night came, and the little tree went to sleep.

8. The wolf ran off and took a short way, but Red Riding-Hood 

     stopped to pick some flowers.