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Based on accounts of various ancient writers, scholars have painted a sketchy picture of the activities of an all-female cult that, perhaps as early as the sixth century B.C., worshipped a goddess known in Latin as Bona Dea, “the good goddess.â€
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IMO,

A says, Scholars, based on.... which is wrong as scholars are not based on...

E says, Scholars, using..., have pointed....

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(A) Based on accounts of various ancient writers ---> "based" creates a passive meaning here as if "scholars are based"

(B) Basing it on various ancient writers’ accounts ---> what is "it" ?

(C) With accounts of various ancient writers used for a basis ---> we need the thing done after this phrase not the subject "scholars"

(D) By the accounts of various ancient writers they used --->"by" is not correct. "they" is ambigous

(E) Using accounts of various ancient writers ---> Correct. "scholars using..." correct modifier


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when there is something like USING , DOING,MAKING ....... after comma should be a subject. How is USING , DOING,MAKING.... ? and never the word "it "
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New post 18 Jan 2007, 03:52
Definite E!

What modifies the "scholars"?

(A): Does not modify scholars
(B): Unclear to what does "it" refers to
(C): Just akwards sentence structure to me, + did not modify "scholars"
(D): Same reason as (A)
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