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help!!!!!Plz----about grammer In this sentence----------is this a defect, or are the authors working out of , or trying to forge, a different kind of aesthetic? here "or trying to forge" is used as Parentheses(插入语)?
6 de feb de 2012 14:19
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You could use parentheses. Parentheses are used to clarify or as an aside (a side issue). In this case, "or trying to forge" is an aside. Others may disagree. The sentence would be: "is this a defect, or are the authors working out of (or trying to forge) a different kind of aesthetic? It could be put a little more clearly, in my opinion: is this a defect, or are the authors working out of a different kind of aesthetic, or perhaps trying to forge a new one?
6 de Febrero de 2012
Usually it's not called that. The sentence is the same as "is this an apple, a pear, or an orange, or a pineapple?" So you don't call "a pear" "parent...s".
7 de Febrero de 2012
This is a sentence! I would only move a comma, and capitalize it. It is a complete idea - and in no way a fragment.
6 de Febrero de 2012
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