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1. Simonson, Smaldino, and Zvacek (2015) agree that “forced interaction can be as strong a detriment to effective learning as its absence” (p. 71).

Can I say " you are as beautiful a flower as ever? Is it the same structure of example 1?
 

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No, it's not the same structure. The ending is different. Try again.
 

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I've been telling posters that we don't use parentheses ("brackets" in BrE) to mark text. I forgot about the usage in post #3 though. Does it have a name?
 

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Can I say " you are as beautiful a flower as ever? Is it the same structure of example 1?

As already explained, it isn't the same, but you can say it.
 

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The first is: [They] agree that “forced interaction can be as strong a detriment to effective learning as its absence (can be (a strong detriment (to effective learning)).

:?:

Please correct me if I'm wrong.
 
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