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    If a body catch a body coming through the rye.

    J.D.Salinger. The catcher in the rye

    Джером Д.Сэлинджер. Над пропастью во ржи (engl)


    If a body catch a body coming through the
    rye.



    Is it a case of subjunctive mood?

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    Re: If a body catch a body coming through the rye.

    I am not a teacher but I don't think this is subjunctive; i'd say this is for rhythm, the line is supposed to be part of a song and saying "catches" would make the sentence heavy sounding.

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