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    Has Reed-Kellogg met its match?

    Consider this beautiful sentence that I have just recently read:

    He painted with such skill that words fall away, useless.

    How in the world would I diagram "useless"?


    Thank you.

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    Re: Has Reed-Kellogg met its match?

    I think you'd start by expanding the sentence to avoid ellipses:

    "He painted with such skill that [the observer's/my] words fall away, [and are now] useless.

    The actual diagram I don't have the tools to do.

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    Re: Has Reed-Kellogg met its match?

    Yes, I agree with that.

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    Re: Has Reed-Kellogg met its match?

    I should also point out that "such..that" is a corelative conjunction.

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