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    Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    Point Pleasant

    Why does the adjective sometimes come after the noun not vice versa (as it should be)?

    Thanks :)

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    Re: Paradise Lost

    It can be used for greater emphasis- Paradise Lost emphasises, to me, the sense of loss.

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    Re: Paradise Lost

    I know it is a very late thank you. But Thank you Tdol.

    "Mission Impossible" comes to my mind too. Does that show emphasis too?

    Does anyone have other examples?

    Thanks.

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