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Grammar question: Past participles used as adjectives?
I have a doubt about the usage of past participles when used as adjectives. For instance:
1. The image shown on the home page is wrong.
2. When don’t get the expected thing, I usually get angry.
3. And suddenly, they saw a series of confounded Ferris wheels moving towards nothing.
In above examples, “shown”, “expected”, and “confounded” are being used as adjectives. What do you call such verbs? I know these sentences can be constructed in other way.
1a. The image that appears on the home page is wrong.
1b. The image appearing on the home page is wrong.
?1c. The image showed on the home page is wrong.
>> I put a question mark before “1c”. I think idiomatically, it’s not correct.
Please help me out!