The task for Muslims, I believe, is to rid our community of these parenthetical phrases.
The problem emerges with parenthetical phrases that are now inserted into the translation.
[parenthetical in original] This was in a little document called the Road Map to Peace.
These four parenthetical lines interrupt the story rather awkwardly.
How does the reader give to these words the force of a parenthetical clause?
How are the parenthetical clauses in this selection kept in the back-ground?
All brackets and parenthetical question marks are in the original.
Can any of your correspondents throw any light upon the parenthetical clause printed in Italics?
parenthetical—Incidental; not an essential part of a sentence or statement.
When the parenthetical matter is brief or closely related to the rest of the sentence, it is generally set off by commas.