A New Study on Parenthesis in the English Language from the Perspective of Modification
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This paper aims to conduct a new study on parenthesis in the English language through presenting a comprehensive analysis of modifiers and making a comparison of the two different yet similar grammatical units in terms of form, content and function. To have a better knowledge of parenthesis, this paper categorizes parenthesis into Modificative Parenthesis, Connective Parenthesis, and Modal Parenthesis. In the end, this author presents some personal understandings on parenthesis.
Modifier, Parenthesis, Connective, Modal device