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    The beginning of a story: I read such an ... story

    I read such an instructive story yesterday. A young father asked an elderly neighbor how strict parents should be with their children. The old man pointed to a rope between a big tree and a young one. ...

    Is 'I read such an instructive story yesterday' fine to be the beginning of a story, especially about the use of 'such'?

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    Re: The beginning of a story: I read such an ... story

    It's grammatical, but awkward. I wouldn't use it.
    What do you think of:
    I read a very instructive story yesterday.

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