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    Question Line in Jabberwocky

    In the sentence "all mimsy were the borogoves" from Lewis Carrol's poem, Jabberwocky, what part of speech is "all"?

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    Re: Line in Jabberwocky

    Quote Originally Posted by king carl View Post
    In the sentence "all mimsy were the borogoves" from Lewis Carrol's poem, Jabberwocky, what part of speech is "all"?
    'All' would seem to be an adverb, modifying the adjective, 'mimsy'.
    The borogoves were totally and completely mimsy.

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    Re: Line in Jabberwocky

    I'm in thoroughful agreeance with that opinonion.

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