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What is the subject of this sentence? "It is twilight in Richmond, Virginia."
What is twilight?
100
What is the dependent clause in this sentence? "When my mother lay dying from consumption, she called me to her bedside."
What is "when my mother lay dying from consumption?
100
What is the dependent prepositional phrase in this sentence? "On those occasions, I tried to stand taller and speak more clearly."
What is "On those occasions?"
100
What are the two independent clauses in this sentence: "Father sat beside me, but still I felt alone in the darkness."
What is "Father sat beside me" "I felt alone in the darkness."
100
What is the appositive? "Finally there came a letter from my aunt Ruth, Papa's sister.
What is "Papa's sister"?
200
What is the verb in this sentence: " His eyes met the eyes of the girl."
What is meet?
200
What is the dependent clause is this sentence: "When the song was over, they began to call for me."?
What is "When the song was over."
200
What is the dependent prepositional phrase in this sentence: "As soon as my mother was in the ground, he loaded me, with only a small valise of my things, into our carriage and drove with me from Richamond to Washington City."?
What is "As soon as my mother was in the ground."?
200
What are the two independent clauses in this sentence? "My arrival had been totally unexpected, and she had just been informed of her only child's death."
What is "My arrival had been totally unexpected." "She had just been informed of her only child's death."
200
Identify the appositive: "That's Robert, the president's oldest son."
What is "...the president's oldest son."
300
What is the subject of this sentence: "My grandmother did not believe in the theater."?
What is grandmother?
300
Identify the dependent phrase in this sentence, "When our school term ended, Steven and I spent more time at the White House, often going up with Willie and Tad to the private rooms on the second floor or to playon the flat roof."
What is "When our school term ended..."
300
What is the dependent prepositional phrase in this sentence: "As Papa climbed down from the carriage, I thought I finally understood the reason for our journey."
What is "As Papa climbed down from the carriage."?
300
Identify the independent clauses in this sentence. "It was early spring when first I came to Washington City, but I did not notice how the grass turned green or how the leaves came again to the trees."
What is "It was early spring when first I came to Washington City" "I did not notice how the grass turned green or how the leaves came again to the trees."
300
Identify the appositive in this sentence: "Her father is Robert Hale, a senator from New Hampshire."
What is ..."a senator from New Hampshire."
400
What is the prepositional phrase in this sentence? "My handsome father bent his dark head to kiss me."
What is "to kiss me"
400
Identify the dependent clause in this sentence: "When this big house gets sad, Bella makes it not so bad."
What is When this big house gets sad,..."
400
What is the dependent prepositional phrase in this sentence: "As I worked on the embroidery stitches, Arabella Getchel, age ten years, 1861, I thought about Mr. Lincoln..."
What is "As I worked on the embroidery stitches,"
400
identify the two independent clauses in this sentence: "The Lincoln boys were kept close to home, but the two of us roamed the streets of Washington City that summer."
What is "The Lincoln boys were kept close to home" "...the two of us roamed the streets of Washington City that summer."
400
Identify the appositive in this sentence: "Ah, yes, there is Herbert, the desk clerk."
What is ..."the desk clerk."
500
What are the two prepositional phrases in this sentence?: "Then she would leave for her job at the White House"
What is "for her job" and "at the White House"
500
Identify the dependent clause in this sentence: "Before the Emancipation Proclamation, the war had been about secession, not slavery, but the proclamation settled for all time the fate of slavery in America."
What is "Before the Emancipation Proclamation..."
500
What is the dependent prepositional phrase in this sentence: "After a couple of weeks, my grandmother said it would be all right for me to come to the White House after school."
What is "After a couple of weeks.."
500
Identify the two independent clauses in this sentence: "My grandmother had been at the stove preparing our breakfast, but she moved to the table and sank onto a chair."
What is "My grandmother had been at the stove preparing our breakfast..." "...she moved to the table and sank onto a chair."
500
Identify the apositive in this sentence: "The party was at the home of William H. Seward, secretary of state, a man I hate almost as much as I hate Lincoln."
What is ..."secretary of state..."
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