A famous singer recently won a lawsuit against an advertising firm for using another singer in a commercial to evoke the famous singerâ€™s well-known rendition of a certain song. As a result of the lawsuit, advertising firms will stop using imitators in commercials. Therefore,advertising costs will rise, since famous singersâ€™ services cost more than those of their imitators.
The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?
(A) Most people are unable to distinguish a famous singerâ€™s rendition of a song from a good imitatorâ€™s rendition of the same song.
(B) Commercials using famous singers are usually more effective than commercials using
imitators of famous singers.
(C) The original versions of some well-known songs are unavailable for use in
(D) Advertising firms will continue to use imitators to mimic the physical mannerisms of
(E) The advertising industry will use well-known renditions of songs in commercials.