- A goldfinch flew across the field, struck the glass and was knocked inert.
- The large birds flew together and struck the glass; they were knocked into a stupor.
Question 1 : Would you tell me how the adjective can be used after verb in sentence #1? I am saying that since I never saw the verb knock being used as a linking verb.
Question 2: As far as I know, stupor is a state and knock someone into something means to make someone strike something. Has the verb knock used figuratively? I want to know more about it.