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Comparative and Superlative

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Laura Hernandez

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Transcript of Comparative and Superlative

COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES
NEGATIVE COMPARATIVE OF EQUALITY
SUBJECT + NOT SO + ADJECTIVE + AS + SUBJECT
Chester not so intelligent as AJ
Wanda is not so idiot as cosmo
vicky not so cute as trixie
Lisa is as intelligent as Milhouse
EXAMPLE
Homero is as lazy as Bart
AFIRMATIVE COMPARATIVE OF EQUALITY
Comparative and Superlative

Paper Presented By
Jessica Angel
Edwin Franco
Laura Hernandez
Jefry Martinez

Course
1102
Comparative
In linguistics, the comparative is a syntactic construction that serves to express a comparison between two (or more) entities or groups of entities in quality, quantity, or degree.
SUBJECT + AS + ADJECTIVE + AS + SUBJECT
mou is as ugly as barney
COMPARATIVE OF SUPERIORITY
(Adjectives to 2 syllables)
subject + adjective > ER + THAN +Subject
the bed of my parents is bigger than mine
a bike is faster than a skate
a pink is prettier than a daisy
EXAMPLE
EXAMPLE
COMPARATIVE OF SUPERIORITY
(Adjectives with more than 2 syllables)
Subject + More + Adjective + Than + Subject
the four iphone is more technological than the nokia 1100
a anaconda is more dangerous than a tarantula
a play station four is more Expensive that a xbox one
comparative of inferiority
Subject + LESS + adjective + THAN + subject
Los Angeles is less interesting than Paris
Europe is less small than Oceania
Jessica is less shortish than angie
SUPERLATIVE
In grammar, the superlative is the form of a adverb or adjective that expresses a degree of the adverb or adjective being used that is greater than any other
superlative of superiority
(Adjectives to 2 syllables)
Subject + THE + adjective > EST
the north pole is the coldest place in the world
Mount Everest is the highest mountain
Edwin is the oldest of the course
superlative of superiority
(Adjectives with more than 2 syllables)
subject + THE MOST + adjective
This book is the most expensive
This house is the most comfortable
These sports are the most extremes of the world
superlative of inferiority
Subject +THE LEAST + adjective
Isabel is the least tall of the course
a rabbit is the least dangerous of the animals
manuel is the man least thin of the world
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