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Why author changes conventional word order, I think like that - 'His life had been with only one tragedy'?
His had been a life with only one tragedy—the simultaneous death of his young wife and the stillborn child who would have been a sister
to the one-year-old Charles.
THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN
by John Fowles
asked Feb 5, 2019 at 8:21
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'His' here is like 'mine', not 'my'. His (life) had been a life with only one tragedy...
‘Is that your car?’ ‘No, mine is parked over the road.’
answered Feb 5, 2019 at 11:36
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