Consider the following passage from a webnovel:
His feet touched the waters of the river. He walked with the same emotionless face. Even with superficial lights, he clearly saw the gloom on the elder’s face as well as the glares from the youths.
youths were previously mentioned in the chapter, the definite article before them is necessary.
What I'm concerned about is the articles before
glares. They were not mentioned previously, so I'd rather omit them to not use
the too much.
However, based on what I remember, one has to use
the in such situations, so it's mandatory to use four
Namely, we have to use
the because it's specified that
glares we're talking about are only the ones that come from the youths. Same goes to
Do I remember it correctly, and if so, how is this rule called?
If I remember incorrectly, is it up to the writer to decide whether to use