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Kwiziq community member
5 June 2018
In the example ¨Après s'être rasé la tête, Carl se sentit mieux.¨ is ¨sentit¨ the passé simple of sentir and, if so, why ?
This question relates to:French lesson "Après être allé = After going (auxiliary être)"
6 June 2018
yes, that's the passé simple. It is used in a more literary context where otherwise you would use passé composé.
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
Kwiziq language super star
8 June 2018
The example is probably taken from a novel and the passé simple is a narrative past tense.
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