Analysis of Compound Sentences



Analysis of Compound Sentences :



1. I will not take it off again, until victory is secured or I will not survive the outcome. I will not take it off again - Main clause

until victory is secured - Adverb clause of condition

Or - Conjunction

I will not survive the outcome - Adverb clause of condition

Structure : Main clause + Sub clause + Connective + Main clause



2. We shall defend our island home and with the British Empire we shall fight on unconquerable until the curse of Hitler is lifted from the brows of mankind.

We shall defend our island home - Main clause

And - Conjunction

with the British Empire we shall fight on unconquerable - Main clause

Until the curse of Hitler is lifted from the brows of mankind - Adverb clause of Time

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause + Sub clause



3. He says what he means and he means what he says.

He says what he means - Complex Sentence

And - Conjunction

He means what he says - Complex Sentence

He says - Main clause

what he means - Noun clause - object of SAYS

He means - Main clause

what he says - Noun clause- object of MEANS

Structure : Complex Sentence + Connective + Complex Sentence



4. She must weep or she will die.

She must weep - Main clause

Or - Connective

She will die - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



5. Neither a borrower nor a lender be.

Neither a borrower be - Main clause

Nor - Connective

a lender be - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



6. I think, therefore, I exist.

I think - Main clause

Therefore - Conjunction

I exist - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



7. The sides of the triangle are equal, consequently the angles are equal.

The sides of the triangle are equal - Main clause

Consequently - Adverb - Connective

the angles are equal - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



8. Temperance promotes health, intemperance destroys it.

Temperance promotes health - Main clause

comma - Connective

intemperance destroys it - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause

Sometimes, a short pause like comma does the work of a connective.



9. Do you know when they will come?

Do you know - Main clause

When - Adverbial Connective / Noun clause

they will come - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



10. I jumped up when she called.

I jumped up - Main clause

When - Adverbial Connective/Adverb clause

She called - Main clause

Structure : Main clause + Connective + Main clause



11. I have neither seen her face nor heard her sweet voice.

I have not seen her face. I have not heard her sweet voice.

In the sentence, the second clause is co-ordinate with the first.

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