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I'm having trouble diagramming sentences. How do you diagram an object complement? Ex. The stories made them proud of their achievements. Proud is an object complement, right? I can't figure out how to diagram it. Also, how do you diagram things when you have three or more verbs? I know how to do the free throw line, barn, whatever you want to call it, for two, but I don't know what to do for three. Thanks

  1. Writeacher

    Here are two excellent sites about diagramming sentences:

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/diagrams2/diagrams_frames.htm
    and
    http://members.cox.net/teachro/grammar/diagramming.htm

    These sites should help you.

    About an object complement, this may help:
    http://college.hmco.com/devenglish/broughton/focus_florida/1e/students/diagramming_basic/pattern_4.pdf
    Scroll down.

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