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"Hi
How are you?
What is the difference between a) and b)?

A) I cannot say I enjoyed "Heart of Darkness." But it HAS BEEN burned into my memory for all time.

B) I cannot say I enjoyed "Heart of Darkness." But it WILL BE burned into my memory for all time.

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Hello Hame,

The difference between the two sentence is just a difference in verb tense--past versus future.  In A, the speaker/writer has already committed the book into his/her memory.  In B, the speaker/writer will burn the book into his/her memory.

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