3 Answered Questions for the topic demonstratives


Are “this” and “next” demonstrative determiners?

**Question 1:** In the following, is *this* a **demonstrative determiner**:> I will go to the store this week.**Question 2:** If so, then what class is *next* in the following:> I will go to... more
Demonstratives Grammar Japanese Pronouns


What does it mean when この is in front of a personal pronoun?

As in このオレさま and この僕も. I know the literal translation, but I never understood what the intent of it is.
Demonstratives Grammar Japanese Word Choice


What is the difference between その and あの?

Superficially, I get the sense that あの is for something far away from both speaker and listener, and その is for something closer to the listener than speaker. However, I seem to get in trouble when... more

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