Sentence Components

November 25th, 2012 by admin Leave a reply »

Each sentence is made up of essentially of the components of

1. INTERROGATIVE
2. SUBJECT
3. OBJECT
4. AUXILIARY
5. VERB
6. COMPLEMENT

We will see about each component one by one:

1. INTERROGATIVE: All sentences are in the two forms that is one may ask any question and the other may tell the answer. So one sentence will always be a question or an answer. If a sentence is a question, it should have one INTERROGATIVE part in it. Interrogative utterances are expressed in the words, such as

1. WHAT
2 WHICH
3. WHO
4. WHOM
5. WHOSE
6. WHERE
7. WHEN
8. WHY
9. HOW
10. HOW MUCH
11. HOW MANY
12. HOW LONG
13. HOW FAR

INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS: In the above list of Interrogative words WHAT, WHICH, WHO, WHOM, WHOSE, WHERE, WHEN, and WHY are called interrogative pronouns.

INTERROGATIVE ADVERBS: In the above list of Interrogative words HOW, HOW MUCH, HOW MANY, HOW LONG, and HOW FAR are called Interrogative adverbs

2. SUBJECT: HE, SHE, IT, I, WE, YOU, and THEY-these words (PRONOUN) or any NOUN in a sentence especially in the beginning of the sentence form the SUBJECT part. A SUBJECT may be single in number or multiple in number, but there is only one TRUE SUBJECT. All other parts of speech in a sentence will support the subject part. A verb or an auxiliary verb will always come after the subject. All parts of speech in a sentence will focus towards this subject only and a SUBJECT is essential for a sentence.

3. OBJECT: HE, SHE, IT, I, WE, YOU, and THEY-these words (PRONOUN) or any NOUN in a

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