ella enchanted

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ella enchanted

Post by jeab » Tue Aug 24, 2004 2:19 pm

movie title 'Ella enchanted'

Is enchanted in the sentence is verb and ella is subject? What does the sentence mean?

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Post by Alan » Wed Aug 25, 2004 4:11 am

Your analysis is correct.

I'm not familiar with the film, but it can only mean that someone named Ella (literally) cast a spell on or (metaphorically) delighted someone. I'm sure that, if you watched, the meaning would become clear!

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Post by bwkcaj_ca » Sun Sep 12, 2004 6:38 am

Couldn't it also mean someone enchanted (cast a spell on) Ella?

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Post by Alan » Sun Sep 12, 2004 10:46 pm

Without a subject, unlikely (but not impossible!)

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