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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    Hi Casiopea,
    could you please diagram any sentence by using binary tree method.

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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    can u help me on diagramming???

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    Default Re: Website for diagramming a sentence

    Try this website
    Type h-t-t-p-:-/-/-grammar(dot) ccc (dot) commnet(dot)edu/GRAMMAR/diagrams2/diagrams_frames(dot)htm

    This is my first post and I am not yet allowed to include a link.

    I hope you find this as helpful as I did.

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    Smile Re: diagram a sentence

    Here is a simple sentence.

    I eat.

    First you find the subject and the verb in the sentences.

    I = subject
    eat= verb


    diagram this way...

    Draw a horizontal line with a short perpendicular line going through it. This is the start of most every sentence diagram.

    I l eat
    l

    Now add a direct object to make your sentnce say, I eat food. For the direct object you draw a perpendicular line, but it does not go through the original line.

    I l eat l food
    l


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    Sorry the formatting messed up the diagrams.

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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    I will post one more message . Then I can add a link.

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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    Catch my next post. It will have the link I promised.

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    Here is the link! Worth the wait.

    DIAGRAMMING SENTENCES

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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    It sounds a little as if you are trying to re-invent the wheel http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/GRAMM...ms_frames.html. That is a website that does a pretty good job of showing the whole system, that is the system used in the United States.

    A famous American writer, Gertrude Stein, once said, "I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences."

    Of course, you have to study it a little before you can do it.

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    Default Re: diagram a sentence

    That website doesn't look right. Let me try again.
    DIAGRAMMING SENTENCES
    That looks better.

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