The Perfect Sentence
I have written a perfect sentence. (Well, I’ve written many such sentences, but this… modesty forbids me to continue.)
Hungered by eons of fasting, Adam slowly but eagerly reached for the very juicy apple.
Take a long look at it, then identify the following (they’re all there):
- Participle adjective clause(s)
- Preposition(s) prep.
- Noun(s) n.
- Adjective(s) adj.
- Adverbs(s) adv.
- Article(s) art.
- Participle(s) prtcpl.
- Conjunction(s) conj.
Val’s Answers to Grammar Quiz #83
Hungered (prtcpl) by (prep) eons (n) of (prep) fasting (n), Adam (n) slowly (adv) but (conj) eagerly (adv) reached (v) for (prep) the (art) very (adv) juicy (adj) apple (n).
Hungered by eons of fasting (participle adjective clause) — Adam (subject) — reached (verb) — very juicy apple (object)