Sources: Look at http://www.ucalgary.ce/uofc/eduweb/grammar/course/sentenc e.html ANALYSIS OF SENTENCES. CLASSIFICATION ACCORDING TO NUMBER OF STATEMENTS. COMPLEX SENTENCES. Read the following description on Adjective Clauses and then discuss with your friends in your group the adjective clauses found in the textbook! Adjective Clauses. Adjective clauses may modify— (1) The subject: "The themes it offers for contemplation are too vast for their capacities;" "Those who see the Englishman only in town, are apt to form an unfavorable opinion of his social character." (2) The object: "From this piazza Ichabod entered the hall, which formed the center of the mansion." (3) The complement: "The animal he bestrode was a broken-down plow-horse, that had outlived almost everything but his usefulness;" "It was such an apparition as is seldom to be met with in broad daylight." (4) Other words: "He rode with short stirrups, which brought his knees nearly up to the pommel of the saddle;" "No whit anticipating the oblivion which awaited their names and feats, the champions advanced through the lists;" "Charity covereth a multitude of sins, in another sense than that in which it is said to do so in Scripture." Exercise. Pick out the adjective clauses, and tell what each one modifies; i.e., whether subject, object, etc. 1. There were passages that reminded me perhaps too much of Massillon. 2. I walked home with Calhoun, who said that the principles which I had avowed were just and noble. 3. Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds. 4. In one of those celestial days when heaven and earth meet and adorn each other, it seems a pity that we can only spend it once. 5. One of the maidens presented a silver cup, containing a rich mixture of wine and spice, which Rowena tasted. 6. No man is reason or illumination, or that essence we were looking for. 7. In the moment when he ceases to help us as a cause, he begins to help us more as an effect. 8. Socrates took away all ignominy from the place, which could not be a prison whilst he was there. 9. This is perhaps the reason why we so seldom hear ghosts except in our longestablished Dutch settlements. 10. From the moment you lose sight of the land you have left, all is vacancy. 11. Nature waited tranquilly for the hour to be struck when man should arrive.