Grammarly says this is sentence fragments. Is this sentence OK?


Beneath his gentle demeanor was a fearless and forthright man who was not afraid to defend his work or his faith. 

asked Mar 08 '13 at 17:18 Susan New member

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The way I parse this, it's in passive voice, but not a fragment. If it was in active voice, it would be "A fearless and forthright man, who was not afraid to defend his work, laid hidden beneath his gentle demeanor." I prefer the passive voice here.

link comment answered Mar 08 '13 at 20:02 AKaren New member

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