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这句话中的谓语动词是虚拟语气,还是陈述语气? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2018-2-27 17:15:04 |Display all floors
He feared lest he should be late.

这句话中的"should be late"是虚拟语气,还是陈述语气?
一方面,主句谓语动词feared是过去式,作为时态的呼应,should be late作为陈述语气的一般过去式形式,也是讲的通的。
另一方面,lest ... should 是标准的虚拟语气形式,也是讲的通的。
那么,这句话中的"should be late"到底是虚拟语气,还是陈述语气呢?

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