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A. he dies happy B. he dies happily should i use adjective or adverb after the verb ''die'' and why? please explain grammatically.
he dies happy/happily
isn't using present simple tense in this sentence grammatically incorrect ?
what about he died happy/happily or he has died happy/happily ?
because the action of death has already done
which one of these are more correct ?
correct me if I'm mistaken
and thank you
related to narrative context, we should use the present simple tense to tell about it ?
why haven't you ? I'm really looking forward to your commentI was going to comment on the point you've made, but it wasn't really pertinent to the question
I believe he did, in saying that in a narrative, it's common to use the present. Well, that's not quite what he said, but it *IS* common to use the present tense when describing the plot of a book or movie.
The farm girl rescues the prince from his life of obligation and they get married, have a bunch of kids, travel the world, and he gets to see his grandchildren grow up healthy and fulfilled. He dies happy.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
Thank you for the useful post