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Coordinate Adjectives Vs Cumulative Adjectives.

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This is bothering me somewhat.

 

Every time I find myself using a couple of adjectives to modify a noun, I feel like I should be using a comma.

 

His house was in a small, isolated place. 

She carved her name in the rough, flaky bark.

He had a bright, breezy look on his face.

 

But every time I read a book, I notice that the commas are rarely present. Is this a mistake from the publishers or do they just not worry too much about this particular practice? 

 

Am I worrying about nothing? 

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