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    Default Diagramming Shakespeare 18

    That "banished", that one word "banished", hath slain ten thousand Tybalts. (Romeo and Juliet).

    I hope some other Reed-Kellogger will come forth, now that Kondorosi is banished.

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    Default Re: Diagramming Shakespeare 18

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    Default Re: Diagramming Shakespeare 18

    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    That "banished", that one word "banished", hath slain ten thousand Tybalts. (Romeo and Juliet).

    I hope some other Reed-Kellogger will come forth, now that Kondorosi is banished.
    Hello Frank,

    This sentence is quite straightforward. I think you were less interested in the actual diagramming than something else.


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    Default Re: Diagramming Shakespeare 18

    It's a little more interesting than that. You left out the word "word", which either is an appositive within an appositive or requires an adjective clause with "which is" understood.

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    Default Re: Diagramming Shakespeare 18

    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    It's a little more interesting than that. You left out the word "word", which either is an appositive within an appositive or requires an adjective clause with "which is" understood.

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    Oh, yes. But this does not change the fact that this sentence is easy-breazy.

    This is how I would place the parentheses:
    banished (word (banished))

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    Default Re: Diagramming Shakespeare 18

    That works, but there is a rule in (at least American) punctuation that parentheses within parentheses become square brackets, and after that they alternate.

    Yes, I know it is easy.

    Easy is not all bad.

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