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KINDS OF CLAUSES. RECOGNITION PRACTICE. IDENTIFY. MAJOR OR MINOR CLAUSES. SINGLE INDEPENDENT DEPENDENT IN A PARATACTIC OR HYPOTACTIC CLAUSE COMPLEX. FINITE OR NON-FINITE. ELLIPTICAL OR EMBEDDED. EMBEDDED PLUS FUNCTION.

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Kinds of clauses

KINDS OF CLAUSES

RECOGNITION PRACTICE


Kinds of clauses

IDENTIFY


Kinds of clauses

MAJOR OR MINOR

CLAUSES


Kinds of clauses

SINGLE INDEPENDENT

DEPENDENT IN A PARATACTIC

OR

HYPOTACTIC CLAUSE COMPLEX


Kinds of clauses

FINITE

OR

NON-FINITE


Kinds of clauses

ELLIPTICAL

OR

EMBEDDED


Kinds of clauses

EMBEDDED

PLUS

FUNCTION


Kinds of clauses

William had just gone away to London, and his mother missed his money.


Kinds of clauses

Two paratactically related clauses


Kinds of clauses

There is no significant difference in the ideational content of these two

utterances.


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Single clause


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What a nice plant!


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MINOR CLAUSE


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If you want to learn it, you must begin.


Kinds of clauses

Hypotactic clause complex

Clause 1 dependent,

Clause 2 independent


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It is clear [[ that there is always a difference]].


Kinds of clauses

Single clause, with Finite clause introduced by “that” as real postponed Subject. This is a case of anticipatory “it”


Kinds of clauses

Mrs Morel talked again to Paul, who was helping her with her housework.


Kinds of clauses

Hypotactic Clause Complex, with Clause 1 as main clause and Clause 2 as dependent clause of elaboration.


Kinds of clauses

Do you enjoy [[makingsounds]]?


Kinds of clauses

Single clause with embedded clause as C = DO


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At Christmas, people buy their kids more gaming, entertainment-based items.


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Single clause


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[[What is beautiful]] is also in some respects ugly.


Kinds of clauses

Single clause with embedded finite clause as Subject


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They took [[what they wanted]].


Kinds of clauses

Single clause with embedded clause as C = DO


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Throw it away or give it to your sister.


Kinds of clauses

Paractactic clause complex


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Not any more.


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Elliptical (recoverable from context)


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It isn’t surprising [[that Aristotle appealed to such principles]].


Kinds of clauses

Single clause with embedded “that finite clause” as Subject, real postponed Subject. The clause has anticipatory “it”


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