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He would remember his expression, remember the tears starting to well up in dark green eyes, and wonder.

Is the "wonder" here a noun or a verb? What does it exactly mean?

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From the context, it's a verb. Though it could be a noun, particularly if that last comma wasn't there, it could mean "he would remember his expression, remember the tears, and [remember the] wonder".

But I'm pretty sure it's a verb.

In this case it means "and he would wonder", which means he would be deep in thought.

  • I agree that it's a verb. It means he would wonder about something, but what exact thoughts would be going through his head is left to the reader's imagination to fill in. – Greg Lee Jan 30 '15 at 16:06
  • The repetition of the verb remember in the second of the three members indicates that the zeugma branches between the auxiliary verb would and three main verbs in series, the first two being remember and the third wonder. In other words, read as "He would [1] remember his expression, [2] remember the tears starting to well up in dark green eyes, and [3] wonder," and not as "He would [1] remember his expression, [2] remember [a] the tears starting to well up in dark green eyes, and [b] wonder." – Brian Donovan Jan 30 '15 at 16:23

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