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    Is this sentence correct and which is the subject of this sentence?

    What an amazing work of art!

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    Re: Is this sentence correct and which is the subject of this sentence?

    It's an exclamation and not a sentence- there's no verb. It's a perfectly correct exclamation, and woud work in the context of direct speech, but it would be grammatically incomplete as a written sentence.
    Last edited by Tdol; 15-Dec-2016 at 13:26. Reason: work -> would

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    Re: Is this sentence correct and which is the subject of this sentence?

    The complete sentence might be What an amazing piece of art that/this/it is.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-Dec-2016 at 21:32. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: Is this sentence correct and which is the subject of this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's an exclamation and not a sentence- there's no verb. It's a perfectly correct exclamation, and woud work in the context of direct speech, but it would be grammatically incomplete as a written sentence.
    I think it's a valid verbless exclamatory sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct and which is the subject of this sentence?

    NOT A TEACHER


    I have found some information that may interest my fellow learners.

    One respected scholar gives this sentence: "What a strange sight they saw."

    He gives this explanation:

    a. "What a strange sight" is the object.
    b. The sentence consists of the object + the subject + the verb.
    c. The rest of the sentence, after the wh-element, is often [my emphasis] omitted, so that a verbless sentence results: "What a strange sight!"

    Source: Geoffrey Leech, Glossary of English Grammar (2006), accessed courtesy of Google "books."


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    ONLY my opinion:

    Perhaps the subject and verb of your sentence depend on the context of the entire conversation:

    The artist: So what do you think about my painting?
    You: What an amazing work of art you have created.
    Last edited by TheParser; 15-Dec-2016 at 21:22.

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