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    Question Help needed with analyzing a complex sentence

    Hello!

    As my mother language is not English, I could use some help for analyzing this sentence:
    I have to analyise this sentence in terms of sentence and phrase analysis.
    P.S. Is this a good example for a NP clause?

    the sentence is taken from SparkNotes: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Chapter One: The Worst Birthday

    Phrase analysis:

    Harry (NP) survived (VP) Voldermort's curse (NP) but (?) was left (VP) with (pP) a (AP) lightening-bolt shaped (adjP) scar (NP) on (pP) his forehead (NP), beneath (AP) his (NP) unruly dark (AdjP) hair (NP) and (VP) above (AP) his (NP) usually broken (AdjP) glasses (NP).

    Sentence analysis:

    Harry (O) survived (P) Voldermort's curse (OC) but was left (P) with a lightening-bolt shaped scar (S ???) on his forehead, beneath his unruly dark hair and above his usually broken glasses (Adjunct of place).


    Thank you for answering and taking your time.

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    Re: Help needed with analyzing a complex sentence

    but conjunction
    and conjunction


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    Re: Help needed with analyzing a complex sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    but conjunction
    and conjunction


    thank you :) but I already got that ;)

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