Andrey (azangru) wrote,

The historical present tense, a darling of many a writer, naturally gives rise to the historical future tense (if that’s the proper name for it). Here’s an example:

The author’s mastery of tenses is a bit dizzying. For example, why did she switch from will have resulted to would have been essential mid-sentence?

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