George Blaisdell maqhth at
Thu Oct 11 05:24:26 EDT 2001

George Blaisdell
Roslyn, WA

>From: "Paul Schmehl"

>I appreciated your description of "building tension".  It makes
>a great deal of sense to me, with what little I understand of Greek.  >I'm 
>not sure, however, that it helps me understand this idea of >leftmost is 
>more prominent.

I don't think it is more prominent.  It has more 'carry'...  Needs to be 
'kept in mind' as the sentence unfolds...  But prominence, in the sense of 
emphasis - I don't think so...

I am very glad that my presentation of Greek word order as 'dramatic' [as in 
drama] - Having and building 'tension' - found some usefulness for you.  It 
is very simple to grasp, and does not seem to interfere with other more 
scholarly and useful schemes that make for a more catalogued and technical 


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