Re: diagramming vocatives

From: Jon R. Venema (
Date: Tue Apr 27 1999 - 17:16:48 EDT

Message text written by "clayton stirling bartholomew"
>>>Message text written by Jonathan Ryder:
>>I'm currently teaching myself simplified diagramming/sentence flow as a
>>technique for working out how sentences, clauses fit together. Can
>>anybody who 'diagrams' tell me how they treat vocatives or address,
>>usually with 2nd person verb? Do you use put it in the subject 'slot'?
> Jonathan,
> I just position the vocative in the subject slot. However, I put the
> vocative in parentheses. It works well for me.


>Would you put QEOFILE in Luke 1:3 in the subject slot?<


I was referring to Jonathan's example. In Luke 1:3, and this is just at a
I would put QEOFILE in apposition to SOI, and put it in parentheses.

Jon R. Venema
Western Seminary

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