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Hello everyone,

I saw this sentence while I was reading. I do not understand it, so I try tro break it down but I cannot analyze the structure of some part in the sentence. It's complicated. Could you please help me to make it clear?

Here is the sentence:

Our research is driven by a deeper concern that left uninterrogated the move to prescribe ‘Happy School’ policies based on these yardsticks may render invisible other avenues to happiness and well-being, alternatives that we surmise will be increasingly important in coming decades, as discussed in conclusion.

I do not understand "...that left uninterrogated the move to " and " may render invisible other avenues"

1. "...that left uninterrogated the move": What structure is it?
2. "may render invisible other avenues": Regardless of grammar, my understanding is "may render invisible for other avenues". Am I understand correctly?


Thank you so much!

Regards.

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The writer inverts the order of phrases twice, once without using the obligatory commas that would have made it readable and once probably unnecessarily. He left out a "the" also. I might have written it thus:

"Our research is driven by a deeper concern that, left uninterrogated, the move to prescribe ‘Happy School’ policies based on these yardsticks may render other avenues to happiness and well-being invisible, alternatives that we surmise will be increasingly important in coming decades, as discussed in the conclusion."

Does it make sense to you now?

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Our research is driven by a deeper concern that
(if left uninterrogated)
the move to prescribe ‘Happy School’ policies
................................. based on these yardsticks
may render
............../..............................................................invisible
.........../................................................................... /
other avenues to happiness and well-being,
(that is,)
alternatives that
(we surmise) .... \
................................. will be increasingly important in coming decades,
as discussed in (the) conclusion (of this text).

CJ