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When you use more than one adjective to describe an object, do you put these into any sort?


EG: If you wanted to write - "The big, bad wolf. . ." would it sound the same if you were to say "The bad, big wolf?" Do you think that reading and re-reading will tell you how it should go, or is there a set of rules that Should we be categorising adjectives and work out what order they should be in, especially if there are more than two adjectives?

 

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Paul Richard Kuehn (Paul Kuehn) says

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    Beams Mlb (MarieLB) 12 months ago

    Very interesting Paul. Until today, I had no idea that there were so many categories. I go by what feels right. Luckily I have read hundreds of good books, so certain things gel in my brain. It is so much better to follow the correct usage.

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    Beams Mlb (MarieLB) 12 months ago

    Why am I not surprised that you would answer such a question? It seems to me that it is well known that one needs to categorise and prioritise adjectives, but not everybody agrees on the latter. Thank you Alan.


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