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    Default Questions on Participle Phrases with commas

    Can anyone help me with the differences between these sentences? I
    am a little confused with the commas in these sentences.
    Flying his new kite on a windy day, Terry laughed his way through the
    park.
    Terry laughed his way through the park, flying his new kite on a windy
    day.
    Terry, flying his new kite on a windy day, laughed his way through the
    park, .
    Dancing at the wedding of my sister, I met my future wife.
    I met my future wife, dancing at the wedding of my sister.
    I, dancing at the wedding of my sister, met my future wife.
    Remembering her car keys, My mother dashed outside at 7:30 on the nose.
    My mother dashed outside at 7:30 on the nose, remembering her car keys.
    My mother, remembering her car keys, dashed outside at 7:30 on the nose.

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    Default Re: Questions on Participle Phrases with commas

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    No real difference. English tends, however, to place stressed or new information at the end of a sentence.
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