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    Imparfait ou passé simple


    Dans un récit, les temps les plus utilisés sont l'imparfait et le passé simple.

    l'imparfait:s'utilise pour planter le décor, présenter les personnages ou pour une action qui dure. Aussi pour une action qui se répète ou une habitude.

    le passé simple:s'utilise pour les actions de premier plan, brèves et soudaines. On l'utilise pour les actions qui se succèdent. On retrouve souvent le passé simple après un indicateur de temps, comme 'un soir', 'un jour' etc...





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    Marie (avoir) de grands yeux bleus. Ses cheveux dorés (être) comme les vagues de la mer qui ondulent. Elle (aller) souvent sur la plage. Elle (lire) tous les jours sur le sable un livre très volumineux, qui (être) un recueil de poème. Un jour, elle (lire) un poème sur les sirènes. Quand elle le (finir), une sirène (venir) s'échouer sur le rivage. Marie (avoir) un sursaut en voyant la créature. La sirène (avoir) des cheveux bruns emmêlés et mi-longs. L'écume (caresser) ses écailles. Un air triste (s'imprimer) sur son visage, juste avant de reculer dans l'eau turquoise. Elle (disparaître) alors que Marie (essayer) de retenir les derniers instants de cette rencontre extraordinaire. Marie (ouvrir) les yeux sur son livre, quittant cet étrange rêve.







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