By Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum
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13. Usually the left hemisphere is dominant. It also contains the speech centre. And it controls the right half of the body. A psychiatrist discovered that human brains have fluctuating patterns of electric waves. 14. An electroencephalogram, or EEG, can record the constant electrical flickering of a living brain. 15. Many countries consider the absence of EEG fluctuations over a period of time to be evidence of death. 4 Subject and verb (cf. 5) Identify the subject in each of the questions or exclamations below and underline it.
36 An Introduction to English Grammar 2. resultant The direct object may refer to something that comes into existence as a result of the action: He’s written an account of his travels. I’m knitting a sweater for myself. 3. eventive The direct object may refer to an event. The eventive object generally contains a noun that is derived from a verb. In typical use, the noun carries the main part of the meaning that is normally carried by the verb, and is preceded by a verb of general meaning, such as do, have, or make: They were having a quarrel.
15. Protesters were in the streets. The party was at war with itself. The tide of revolution toppled one European government after another. The changes had been foreseen. The party could be humbled soon. It will be forced to share power. The party leader’s aim is constant. He wants to build a stronger party. He proposes to end the party’s guaranteed right to rule. His reforms mean the end of the old guard. The party apparatus has been the chief brake on the restructuring of the country. His critics are right.