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.
DEPENDENT IN A PARATACTIC
HYPOTACTIC CLAUSE COMPLEX
Two paratactically related clauses his money.
There is no significant difference in the ideational content of these two
Single clause content of these two
What a nice plant! content of these two
MINOR CLAUSE content of these two
If you want to learn it, you must begin. content of these two
Hypotactic clause complex content of these two
Clause 1 dependent,
Clause 2 independent
It is clear [[ that there is always a difference]]. content of these two
Single clause, with Finite clause introduced by “that” as real postponed Subject. This is a case of anticipatory “it”
Hypotactic Clause Complex, with Clause 1 as main clause and Clause 2 as dependent clause of elaboration.
Do you enjoy Clause 2 as dependent clause of elaboration. [[makingsounds]]?
Single clause with embedded clause as C = DO Clause 2 as dependent clause of elaboration.
At Christmas, people buy their kids more gaming, entertainment-based items.
Single clause entertainment-based items.
[[ entertainment-based items.What is beautiful]] is also in some respects ugly.
Single clause with embedded finite clause as Subject entertainment-based items.
They took entertainment-based items.[[what they wanted]].
Single clause with embedded clause as C = DO entertainment-based items.
Throw it away or give it to your sister. entertainment-based items.
Paractactic clause complex entertainment-based items.
Not any more. entertainment-based items.
Elliptical entertainment-based items.(recoverable from context)
It isn’t surprising entertainment-based items.[[that Aristotle appealed to such principles]].
Single clause with embedded “that finite clause” as Subject, real postponed Subject. The clause has anticipatory “it”