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I want to say that the simple syntax of a poem, makes it easy for the reader to understand. Is it correct to write

The simple syntax that is used, facilitates the comprehension of the poem.

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    It's fine, except I'd delete the article: facilitates comprehension. ... But as a LitCrit guy I'd just as soon see this more simply expressed: "The poem's simpler syntax makes it easier to understand". Jan 3, 2016 at 20:25

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You could write:

The simple syntax that is used facilitates the comprehension of the poem.

(no comma). This seems to refer to a particular poem, since you wrote "The simple syntax...". Referring to poems in general, I would write:

Using a simple syntax facilitates the comprehension of a poem.

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Your sentence construction looks okay. However, you have not mentioned the easiness of comprehension that you were aiming for with the 'simplicity of the syntax'. So you might want to add that.

The simple syntax that is used, facilitates the easy comprehension of the poem.

Otherwise it looks pretty okay to me. Alternatively, you could also say :

The use of simple syntax in the poem, facilitates its easy comprehension.

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