By Tom Disch
Mild verse and kooky illustrations make grammar their playground
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Page 12 Page 13 Adverbs Gradually they took control. They would ask each innocent verb Who came in to the employment office How she conceived her role As an employee of Grammar, Inc. Such questions naturally gave one to think, Even if one were an adjective, Living a modestly adjectival life Out in the suburbs To think, that is to say, of what May actually have been meant by saying Stop or Go or Do or Dare. and even each other!! The other parts of speech were aghast. How might they, in plain fairness, resist These steady adverbial encroachments?
How might they, in plain fairness, resist These steady adverbial encroachments? " And that's how the adverbs were finally, Though not completely, defeated. Page 14 A Conjugation of the Verb to be Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 The Present Tense The future is ahead of me, The past is all behind, But I live in the present, free And only party blind. Epitaph for the Past Tenses That we once were was all our boast. The Present came--and burnt our toast. For us the bidden 'Rest in Peace' Becomes a jest at our lost lease On living Life and breathing Breath.
Surely it would not be rash To try to safely parachute. The Institute Of Proper Speech gives not a hoot Whether you perish or you live And won't allow a split infinitive. Page 62 Page 63 Quotation Marks I said "I'm sorry: what'd you say? " take off your Walkman and listen to me? "Sorry, Mack, but I don't see A pair of squiggles when you speak. " When, months later, he called back, She had already married Jack. " the lad began. Let me explain: The verb to be" "You're such a pain! " "That may be true, but we'd agree, And that is what pronouns must do.
A child's garden of grammar by Tom Disch