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Some curious uses of "the"

Posted by Joanne on January 15, 2004

In Reply to: Some curious uses of "the" posted by smokey stover on January 14, 2004

I believe its like you said : "the" transformed the adjective "white" into a noun and made "pillow" its attribute, which basically changed the importance of the words in the sentence to emphasize the contrast.

Thanks for the historical insight of the Latin language!