1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements (“PN,” “PA,” “IO,” “DO”).
Write in ellipsed parts of finite verb phrases.]
3. Place brackets around each subordinate clause. If the clause functions as a noun, label its function ("PN," "IO," "DO," "OP") above the opening bracket. If it functions as an adjective or adverb, draw an arrow from the opening bracket to the word that the clause modifies. (Write in any ellipsed subjects and/or verbs.)
4. Put a vertical line at the end of every main clause.
1. I must look in at Tellson's; so I will go there at once and come back
2. The village looks at him by stealth, for it is afraid.
3. I feel that Miss Manette will tell well in any station, and will always
do me credit. So I have made up my mind to marry her.
4. Sounds that he was not afraid of, for he divined their meaning, then
began to be audible.
5. They hanged at Tyburn, in those days, so the street outside Newgate
had not obtained one infamous notoriety that has since attached to it.
6. On this occasion, Miss Pross, responding to Ladybird's pleasant face
and pleasant efforts to please her, unbent exceedingly; so the dinner
was very pleasant, too.
7. At first, there were times, though she was a perfectly happy young wife,
when her work would slowly fall from her hands, and her eyes would be
dimmed. For, there was something coming in the echoes, something
light, afar off, and scarcely audible yet, that stirred her heart too much.
8. He was not missed; for, nobody who crossed the threshold looked for
him, nobody asked for him, nobody wondered to see only Madame
Defarge in her seat, presiding over the distribution of wine, with a bowl
of battered small coins before her, as much defaced and beaten out of
their original impress as the small coinage of humanity from whose
ragged pockets they had come.