indicative

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indicative:

see moodmood
or mode,
in verb inflection, the forms of a verb that indicate its manner of doing or being. In English the forms are called indicative (for direct statement or question or to express an uncertain condition, e.g.
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Linguists divide grammatical moods into 2 categories: realis and irrealis.
It is because the semicolon can multiply time that James links it to a verb tense and a grammatical mood that do much the same: the pluperfect and the subjunctive.
This is then just a question of morphological agreement, and even though it is true that certain predicates may select sentential complements with finite/non-finite verbal forms, I believe that there exists another type of grammatical information which is more relevant in this respect: the grammatical mood of the proposition, which is manifested on its verb.