Que + Verb Cluster

DrewC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Que + Verb Cluster

In the sentence, "C'est également dans ce village qu'aurait été baptisé Jésus," it appears that que + aurait été becomes qu'aurait été. However in the lessons offered at Kwiziq, I don't remember seeing this construction taught. It makes more sense that it would be qu'il + aurait été, or qui + aurait été. 

If I'm incorrect, then what am I missing here??

Asked 6 months ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The writer has simply inverted the normal word order for stylistic reasons. 

"qu'aurait été baptisé Jésus" = "que Jésus aurait été baptisé" = "that Jesus would have been baptised"

Que + Verb Cluster

In the sentence, "C'est également dans ce village qu'aurait été baptisé Jésus," it appears that que + aurait été becomes qu'aurait été. However in the lessons offered at Kwiziq, I don't remember seeing this construction taught. It makes more sense that it would be qu'il + aurait été, or qui + aurait été. 

If I'm incorrect, then what am I missing here??

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