future perfect tense

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a perfective tense used to describe action that will be completed in the future

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In the process, her spatial organization of thought opens up a futurism beyond our linear understanding of "the future." "We will have thought that ...": the future perfect tense, possible in the English language as in German, reflects on the past from a point yet to happen.
Drawert wants to think through language and beyond to a reality that is affectively binding, as in the lines "wie die Worte in meinem Herzen / wirklich wirklich gewesen sein // werden" (1983), where the redundancy, the skipped line, and the future perfect tense define that longing.
It guarantees only its aptitude to seize what's happening and provide an aftermath for calculating what it will have been worth--in a future perfect tense that underscores endurance.
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