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Direct-Indirect Speech - Simple Sentences

Let's take three examples and see how the SON-Rule works:

Example: Direct Speech She says to him, "I have finished my work, and I am helping her."
Example: Indirect Speech She tells him that she has finished her work and she is helping her.
Particulars Pronoun's Details to decide the Pronoun word to be used in Indirect Speech
Pronoun of Reported Speech I my I her
Its Person 1st Person 1st Person 1st Person 3rd Person
Its Case Nominative Possessive Nominative No change
Will change according to_____of the Reporting Verb Subject Subject Subject No change
The Subject or Object of the Reporting Verb is: She She She No change
Person of the above Subject/Object 3rd Person 3rd Person 3rd Person No change
Case does not change, so we will remain: Nominative Possessive Nominative No change
Pronoun to be used in Indirect Speech of same Number/Person/Case She her she her

Example: Direct Speech He says to you, "You give your books to me, and I have kept my notes with me."
Example: Indirect Speech He tells you that you give your books to him and he has kept his notes with him.
Particulars Pronoun's Details to decide the Pronoun word to be used in Indirect Speech
Pronoun of Reported Speech you your me I my me
Its Person 2nd Person 2nd Person 1st Person 1st Person 1st Person 1st Person
Its Case Nominative Possessive Objective Nominative Possessive Objective
Will change according to_____of the Reporting Verb Object Object Subject Subject Subject Subject
The Subject or Object of the Reporting Verb is: You You He He He He
Person of the above Subject/Object 2nd Person 2nd Person 3rd Person 3rd Person 3rd Person 3rd Person
Case does not change, so we will remain: Nominative Possessive Objective Nominative Possessive Objective
Pronoun to be used in Indirect Speech of same Number/Person/Case You your him he his him

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