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    Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    Hi.. would appreciate if someone could check there is any grammatical error in it, thanks in advance.

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    Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine to Emperor Tang after her husband, Prince Li Mao abandons her. But her joy of life seems short-lived when a rebellion against the Emperor takes place.

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    Yang Yuhuan is a wife of Prince Li Mao and the Emperor Tang Ming Huangís daughter-in-law. When Prince Liís mother, Wu commits suicide after her conspiracy against the Emperor fails, Yang is abandoned and is given to the Emperor in exchange for the crown prince. Their affection has been brought up through the political struggle and living together in the palace. But their happiness and good days do not last long when Lushan Rebellion breaks out.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    Summary(shot)
    Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine to Emperor Tang after her husband, Prince Li Mao, abandons her. But her joy of life seems short-lived when a rebellion against the Emperor takes place.

    Summary(Long)
    Yang Yuhuan is a wife of Prince Li Mao and the Emperor Tang Ming Huangís daughter-in-law. When Prince Liís mother, Wu commits suicide after her conspiracy against the Emperor fails, Yang is abandoned and is given to the Emperor in exchange for the crown prince. Their affection has been brought up through the political struggle and living together in the palace. But their happiness and good days do not last long when the Lushan Rebellion breaks out.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    You need a space before an opening bracket.
    You misspelt "short".
    How many wives did he have? If only one, then she is "the wife", not "a wife".
    "Their affection has been brought up ..." is not natural. I would use something like "Their affection grew ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    The emperors and princes of China in the old days were known to have many wives and concubines.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    In the old days of China, even ordinary men could have three wives and four concubines.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    I know that but that doesn't answer the question I posed to Gaya87. We need to know how many wives Prince Li Mao had.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    He had two wives according to http://baike.baidu.com/view/497100.htm

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You need a space before an opening bracket.
    You misspelt "short".
    How many wives did he have? If only one, then she is "the wife", not "a wife".
    "Their affection has been brought up ..." is not natural. I would use something like "Their affection grew ...".
    If more then one shall I use as "a wife"?

    This sounds good to me as well: Their affection grew through the political struggle..
    Thanks for your feedback.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    Thanks, Matthew, but do you think that you could hold fire in future and give OPs a chance to questions which were aimed directly at them? I would really like Gaya87 to re-engage with this thread.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Yang Yuhuan is fated to be a concubine

    Quote Originally Posted by Gaya87 View Post
    If more then one shall I use as "a wife"?
    I think you should, but I am not a teacher.

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