Which phrase from this paragraph most effectively gives evidence of belloc's conviction of the poet's creativity?
a) " he delighted in the society of friends, and talked continuously."
b) "he was a large, laughing man that smoked enormously, had great masses of hair, and worked by night."
c) "a man (i forget his name) who wrote a delightful book called popular and traditional songs of my province, which book, after he was dead, was discovered to be entirely his own "
d) "there was even a man (i forget his name) who wrote a delightful book called popular and traditional songs of my "
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the sentence does not violate the phrase structure second rule (introduced by noam chomsky) because noun phrases consist of a determiner such as a, the or every, and a noun. in the sentence, the noun phrase the cake includes a determiner (the) and a noun (cake).
on the other hand, the first rule indicates that a sentence encloses a noun phrase, followed by a verb phrase. the example sentence can be analysed as follows:
john (n) + ate (v) + the (det) + cake (n).
in ¨and yet the books¨ by czelaw miloz the tone is positive since it tells us that when we touch a book, it starts to live and the perspective is in the third person and turns once into the first person. in "the rhinoceros" by eugene ionesco the tone is illogical and absurd and the perspective is in the third person since it is a play.
- "the die is cast; i have consented to return if we are not destroyed. thus are my hopes blasted by cowardice and indecision; i come back ignorant and disappointed. it requires more philosophy than i possess to bear this injustice with patience. i have lost my hopes of utility and glory; i have lost my friend."