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11. A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, reveals that Twain provided financial assistance to one of the first Black students at Yale Law School.
(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published,
(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,
(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,
(D) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year as he published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that
(E) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that


Got the correct answer which is c but not sure why e is incorrect ???
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Only reason I would eliminate E is
The word Reveals should modify "A letter".
And I also believe "that Reveals that" is awkward.
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Re: practice question 5 [#permalink] New post 29 Feb 2012, 07:49
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E distorts the meaning. It means to say that Mark Twain wrote a letter as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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Re: A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The [#permalink] New post 28 Nov 2013, 07:30
Written in the SAME year THAT... somewhat awkward for me
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Re: A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2014, 13:55
Anyone care to explain why B is wrong here? I chose C based on concision. Same year of publication sounds weird to me in this context.
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