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    Why is subject of sentence at the end here?

    On the top of the hill lives a hermit.

    This is taken from a grammar book and it says the subject here is 'a hermit'.

    For my knowledge subject comes at end only for passive sentence and this sentence is not passive. What kind of sentence this would be?

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    Re: Why is subject of sentence at the end here?

    For my knowledge As far as I know, the subject comes at the end only for passive sentences and this sentence is not passive. What kind of sentence this would be ​is this?
    It's an inverted sentence.

    Inversion is a stylistic device.

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