How to explain the usage WOMEN were harmed more by surface acting, meaning their mood worsened even more thanTHE MEN and they withdrew more from work. Why does the author use WOMEN without using the difinite article THE but using the difinite article THE before men? Thank you!
Apr 16, 2011 12:32 AM
Answers · 4
It's referring to women in general, not to any specific women in particular. Certain men didn't suffer as much, but the fact is emphasised that no matter who they were, if they were a woman then they were harmed more.
April 16, 2011
It's an error by the author. He should have use "the".
April 16, 2011
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