Most adjectives appear before the nouns that they modify, but some appear after them. (The Latin term for this is "Post.") In the following sentence, for example, "happy" and "hopeful" are adjectives that describe "Marilyn."
Marilyn arrived early, happy with her success and hopeful for the future.
Frequently these adjective appear quite close to the noun or pronoun that they modify, but they can be separated from them by other constructions, as in the following sentence from Ouida's The Dog of Flanders:
Note that most post-positioned adjectives can be viewed as reductions of adjectival clauses that had a S/V/PA pattern:
Out in the cruel cold, there
was only Patrasche, [