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Camille Claudet worked continuously through the 1880’s and early 1890’s with the sculptor Auguste Rodin; since there are very few signed works of hers, the inescapable conclusion seems to be one of Claudet conceiving and executing part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period.

(A) inescapable conclusion seems to be one of Claudet conceiving and executing part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period
(B) conclusion of Claudet conceiving and executing part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period seems inescapable
(C) conclusion seems inescapable that part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period was conceived and executed by Claudet
(D) conclusion of part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period having been conceived and executed by Claudet seems inescapable
(E) seemingly inescapable conclusion is that Claudet would have conceived and executed part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period
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i like E, but not completley comfortable with 'Claudet would have'

(E) seemingly inescapable conclusion is that Claudet would have conceived and executed part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period
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A seems to be fine. :roll:
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New post 18 Oct 2006, 16:19
Only C is grammatically correct and gives the correct meaning.
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New post 18 Oct 2006, 20:19
"inescapable conclusion seems to be one of" in A doesnt sound well.

E is my choice.
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New post 18 Oct 2006, 23:15
Should be (C).

In (E) the 'would have' is redundant
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New post 19 Oct 2006, 08:34
C --Just going by Ear..Moreover as stated abaove most of the choices can be eliminated.

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New post 19 Oct 2006, 08:59
Jumping on the (E) train here for the correct modifier (after the semiclon).
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anandsebastin wrote:
Only C is grammatically correct and gives the correct meaning.


OA is C

Anand could you expand on that .
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anandsebastin wrote:
Only C is grammatically correct and gives the correct meaning.


OA is C

Anand could you expand on that .

I'll try.

Since the conclusion is in the present, I formed the question: What is the inescapable conclusion?
You'll see that only C correctly answers this. "The inescapable conclusion is that".

In E, use of "would have" implies that she, in fact, did not conceive and execute part of Rodin's work.

Not the perfect explanation, but that's how my mind works. :wink:
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New post 20 Oct 2006, 12:03
Thanks for the explanation Anand .. Like others I tripped on this one..

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"The" should be followed by a noun or adjective and not a verb or an adverb.

Camille Claudet worked continuously through the 1880’s and early 1890’s with the sculptor Auguste Rodin; since there are very few signed works of hers, the conclusion seems inescapable that part of Rodin’s enormous production of that period was conceived and executed by Claudet .
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New post 20 Oct 2006, 16:57
In option E I doubt " the seemingly"

An adverb after the is a doubtful one
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New post 06 Aug 2016, 03:03
Here, the chances are between "conclusion of + noun " and conclusion that + sentence". Using (conclusion that + sentence( makes the original sentence clearer, IMO. That approach leaves us with options C and E, since A is awkward.

In E, tense usage is wrong. "would have" implies sth that we have not been informed. So, the answer is C.
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