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Syntax & semantics, orthography and readability elements (SSORE) of writing & editing

A grammatical approach that addresses some of the recurring patterns and different kinds of structures in literary manuscripts

… [W]ords form phrases, grammatical functions emerge from morphological and phrasal structure, and patterns of phrases evoke a complex meaning.

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SSORE posts

These address some of the recurring patterns and different kinds of structures in literary manuscripts.
April 20, 2020

The hinge element in comparative clauses

An interesting function of using a superlative + than is that than accepts a comparative object, such as a noun/noun phrase or a wh- interrogative clause […]