5Before I start the thread, I'd like to say happy new year to our dear teachers, and to every English learner from all across the world, wish you all a healthy and prosperous new year.
Thank you. Happy New Year to you.
1. Can I replace “possessed of ” with “possessing” or “ who possess”? .....Yes
Is there any difference between “be possessed of” and “possess”?...'Be possessed of' is rather formal. Otherwise there is no real difference.
2. [...] Should it be a comma instead of a period?.....Yes
3. "Phoenix Jones” here mean
sa heroic personality instead of a person? His persona is the side of his character that he presents to the public. We often have different personae, and we may give them different names. For example, Professor Postule in the classroom , Sergeant Postule in the TA drill hall (Territorial Army (United Kingdom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia), and 'Daddy' at home, will speak, act and dress in different ways, but they are all the same person a.
Student or Learner