Grammar (clauses)

How does the sentence "By the time he reached the seventeenth floor, which seemed to take forever, he was winded and gasping?" use dependent, independent, and adjective clauses?

asked by Arika =]
  1. Actually I want to know what they are in the sentence.

    posted by Arika =]
  2. Dependent clause:
    "By the time he reached the seventeenth floor, which seemed to take forever,"

    Independent clause:
    "he was winded and gasping"

    Adjective clause:
    "which seemed to take forever"

    posted by Ms. Sue

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