Fronting (Focus fronting)

Fronting (Focus fronting)

Fronting (Focus fronting)

The interior of the 16th-century Ottoman imperial mosque Şehzade Mosque

Focus fronting is a device for fronting an expression from its normal position so that it will acquire greater prominence: e.g., Ronald, I like, but Doris, I respect. (Here the two direct objects have been fronted from their normal position after the verb.)