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A CURSORY INSIGHT INTO PERMISSIBLE ORDER OF ENGLISH MODIFIERS
Sanjay Kumar Jha
(Director and Professor, Amity School of Languages and Liberal Arts, Amity University Gurugram, Haryana, India.)
Syntagmatically, a well-ordered sentence is not only easier to read and comprehend but also considered grammatically correct. With this realization, this study is aimed at understanding the permissible order of modifiers in a noun phrase of English syntax. The findings of this study showed scope of eighteen types of modifiers that can be used before a nominal subject head in a sentence.
Keywords: Modifier, Permissible Order, English Syntax.