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# A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The

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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
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05 Apr 2010, 03:43
IMHO B

D and E : Improper Modifier
A : "were" published..
C : Unidiomatic
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05 Apr 2010, 10:16
OA is C..

hey seekmba, can you pls. explain ?
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05 Apr 2010, 11:55
(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,

"written in the same year that XYZ was published" is anytime better than
"written in the same year of publication as XYZ"
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06 Apr 2010, 01:05
(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, were published is wrong
(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, wrong comparision
(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,
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09 Apr 2010, 08:55
A. subj-verb mismatch
B. awkward construction until if you find a better one
C. the best one, hence the answer
D. subject should be "a letter"
E. subject should be "a letter"
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01 Jan 2011, 07:11
(C)

(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
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