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A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was

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3. A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was published in the 1770’s, the first book by a Black woman and it was only the second published by an American woman.
(A) it was only the second published by an American woman
(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
(C) the second one only published by an American woman
(D) the second one only that an American woman published
(E) only the second published by an American woman
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Re: 1000 SC #3 [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2006, 14:56
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3. A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was published in the 1770’s, the first book by a Black woman and it was only the second published by an American woman.
(A) it was only the second published by an American woman
(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
(C) the second one only published by an American woman
(D) the second one only that an American woman published
(E) only the second published by an American woman


A and B-- use of it seems ambiguous..
C-and D- use of only does not seem right..

E seems right
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2006, 21:23
A) it was only the second published by an American woman
"it"..Pronoun error
(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
Not Parallel
(C) the second one only published by an American woman
Changes the meaning of sentence..Seems like only american women can publich it
(D) the second one only that an American woman published
No parallel
(E) only the second published by an American woman
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2006, 14:32
The OA is E
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