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Making Sense of Grammar
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在 "He is strong, brave and, above all, honest." 一句中,為何逗號會出現在 and 後面?
asked Apr 4, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (23,690 points)
edited Apr 13, 2018 by admin

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逗號如果出現在不尋常的位置,那麼它在溝通上必然扮演特殊的角色:逗號可以像暫停鍵一樣,讓讀者注意到隨之而來的訊息。逗號可以打斷原本的語句,製造強調效果。

舉例來說,"He is strong, brave and, above all, honest." ,放在 and 和 above all 之間的逗號功能為吸引讀者目光關注這句話中的重點(He is honest)。

answered Apr 4, 2018 by admin (23,690 points)
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