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Unformatted text preview: Sentence: Consists of two parts: 1) Group of words expressing a complete thought. 2) Contains a subject and a predicate. (Meaning, Structure) Fragment: A piece of a sentence used or punctuated as though it were a complete sentence. Simple Subject: The subject noun (or pronoun). Complete Subject: Simple subject together with all of its modifiers. Note: What traditional grammar calls a subject is clearly a noun phrase (NP). Simple Predicate: Verb. Complete Predicate: Everything in the sentence which is not part of the subject. Action Verb: Physical action or the activity that the subject is doing. Linking Verb: The way the verb connects or LINKS the complement to the subject. (i.e. The cook got angry, they grew strong, the patient remained week, I feel terrific.)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGL 131 taught by Professor Anderson,donaldl during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.
- Spring '08