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Both are examples of hyperbaton. You can read more about it here, hyperbaton. In their current form, both sentences are ungrammatical. Correct them for tense as follows. Write it I have. should be Written it I have. Next, Wrote it I did. should be Write it I did. Once corrected for tense, both sentences can be acceptable English ...
Technically they are incorrect and should have been: Written it I have. = I have written it. Write it I did. = I did write it. = I wrote it. The second one could for even more emphasis or rhetorical effect be phrased: I wrote it, yes I did. ("did" here is a pro-verb, grammatically separate from the earlier phrase.) People often make mistakes ...
I doubt that an authoritative yes or no answer supported by evidence will appear. The information that is placed at the end of a sentence often receives more empahsis and can thereby change meaning. It could, therefore, be suggested that "We haven't?" ends with "not" and for that reason is more negative (skeptical). But the idea of pushing back information ...
The organization of sentence structure is often about emphasis. We create passive constructions to emphasize the direct object of verbs. The house was built by Jack. We organize the sentence this way because we are talking about the house and possibly only regard Jack as a mild fact related to the house. In this regard, the construction of the ...
These are both equally grammatical, and identical in meaning; either would be acceptable in a formal situation. The only thing I would suggest is changing "prevention knowledge" to knowledge of prevention.
As an alternative, this formulation would be correct, too. The method will be fired after the specified time has passed.
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