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    I fear there will a worse come in his place.What's the meaning of the one?Thanks !

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    I fear that a worse one will come in his place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    I fear that a worse one will come in his place.
    Thanks!I agree with you. But I still don't understand how the original one becomes to yours.
    Please give more information.

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    Default Re: there will

    The literary device called "anastrophe" allows for unusual word order. Poetry uses it a lot. Also, there is the use of "there" as an expletive.

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    Anastrophe is chiefly found poetry, but it's had a new lease of life in fantasy video games. Students should be aware of how unusual it is, and how open to confusion/misinterpretation. It is not a good idea to use it for general purposes.

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    I agree, but anastrophe certainly does enrich poetry! It one of the ways to make a sentence more memorable.

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