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Hello,

In the following sentence, I contend that the subject (I) states that he is a feminist. Further, at the end of the sentence, there is a misuse of a comma before the word "there" as well as an unnecessary word (there). Further, the word "so" at the beginning is also uneccessary, as there is no clause before it. My friend disagrees. Who is correct?

"So, even as a feminist, I can DEFINITELY see her logic, there."

PS: This is all to help someone learn English writing skills--I am volunteering my time to tutor him. Thank you for your kind attention.

Regards,
Mark
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The initial so doesn't bother me. The final there doesn't bother me. I take it to mean in that argument or in that pattern of reasoning, obviously referring to something that appeared earlier in the test. I see your point about the phrase after so. I would write

So, even though she is a feminist, I can definitely see her logic there.

CJ
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In the following sentence, I contend that the subject (I) states that he is a feminist. Yes, so do I. Introductory modifiers like this are assumed to modify the subject of the sentence.

Further, at the end of the sentence, there is a misuse of a comma before the word "there" I agree.

as well as an unnecessary word (there). Not necessarily; it's optional.

Further, the word "so" at the beginning is also uneccessary, as there is no clause before it. Well, I assume that in context it would link two sentences. Completely by itself it makes no sense. It's the same as starting a sentence with 'And' or 'But'. Also note that 'so' is not normally followed by a comma in this use; it only is here because of the introduction 'even as a feminist'.

"So, even as a feminist, I can DEFINITELY see her logic, there." Don't use caps for emphasis; use italics instead.

(I'm typing too slowly to keep up with CJ Emotion: smile)