Pluperfect = past perfect tense

9.6/10 - (22 votes)

The pluperfect is used for an event taking place in the past, before yet another event in the past. It is more commonly called past perfect tense. The word pluperfect derives from the Latin “plus quam perfectum”, “more than perfect”. The word “perfect” in this sense means “completed”; it contrasts with the “imperfect”, which denotes… Continue reading Pluperfect = past perfect tense

Categorized as Tenses

Third Person in English

5.3/10 - (11 votes)

Using the third person in English is a common technique that is used to create more interesting stories and dialogues. Whether it’s the first or third person, omniscient or object, there are several different options for using this point of view. Here are some things to keep in mind when writing in the third person.… Continue reading Third Person in English

Categorized as Grammar