The Sentence Base and Phrases Practice
Terms in this set (15)
The Puritans considered buttons a SIGN of vanity.
SIGN: Objective Complement (C)
At first the old trunk in the basement appeared EMPTY.
EMPTY: Predicate Adjective (E)
Michelle showed MOM a copy of the yearbook.
COPY: Indirect Object (B)
Kim named her DOG Trixie.
DOG: Direct Object (A)
The performance was a huge DISAPPOINTMENT.
DISAPPOINTED: Predicate Nominative (D)
Among the early contributors to the magazine were (Dorothy Parker and E. B. White.)
The New Yorker (specializes) in short fiction, essays, and cartoons.
After Harold Ross's death, (William Shawn) became the editor.
The magazine sometimes (carries) entire books in installments.
You (should look at a copy someday).
(Growing up in Arkansas), Maya Angelou knew sorrow and hardship from a young age.
Maya Angelou's autobiographical work, (I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings), appeared in 1970.
(Triumphing over adversity) is a recurring theme in her work.
It is evident in her collection (of poetry), and Still I Rise.
(Distilling the female and black experience), Angelou writes sensitive, hopeful poetry and prose.