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    Fee is offline Newbie
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    Question Analyzing sentences. Can anyone help?

    Can anyone help me find the embedded sentences in this and then analyze them in some way? I've not had to do this sort of thing before and am finding it hard!


    Alice was just beginning to think to herself, ‘Now, what
    am I to do with this creature when I get it home?’ when
    it grunted again, so violently, that she looked down into
    its face in some alarm.

    This time there could be no mistake about it: it was
    neither more nor less than a pig, and she felt that it
    would be quite absurd for her to carry it any farther.


    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Analyzing sentences. Can anyone help?

    Embedded means something is contained within something else.

    If you look at the extract you have given, can you identify which sentences are contained within other sentences?

    Give it a try.

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    Default Re: Analyzing sentences. Can anyone help?

    How about this?

    Five sentences.
    Alice was just beginning to think to herself.
    What am I going to do with this creature.
    When I get it home.
    When it grunted violently.
    She looked down into its face in some alarm.

    Three sentences.

    This time there could be no mistake about it
    It was neither more nor less than a pig
    She felt that it would be quite absurd for her to carry it any further.

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