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There were pain and bewilderment in her face, the bewilderment of a pampered child who ( has/had ) always had her own way for the asking and who now, for the first time, (is/was ) in contact with the unpleasantness of life.
It is not homework. I'm just not sure which one right. Pls.
What about "has/ is"? Pls.
And I would write "on her face" rather than in.
Hmm. If I think of this type of person as simply an archetype, then it's timeless and has/is works. If you are describing that particular person at that particular time, then I agree with the others.
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.
You're correct, but Bhai is also right in that the speaker can interpret the description as a single expression of two qualities, and can use the singular to express this perception.