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During her presidency of the short-lived Woman’s State Temperance Society (1852-1853), Elizabeth Cady Stanton, as she was a staunch advocate of liberalized divorce laws, scandalized many of her most ardent supporters in her suggestion that drunkenness should be made sufficient cause for divorce.

A) as she was a staunch advocate of liberalized divorce laws, scandalized many of her most ardent supporters in her suggestion that drunkenness should be

B) as she was a staunch advocate for liberalized divorce laws, scandalized many of her most ardent supporters by her suggestion of drunkenness being

C) in being a staunch advocate for liberalized divorce laws, had scandalized many of her most ardent supporters with the suggestion of drunkenness being

D) a staunch advocate of liberalized divorce laws, scandalized many of her most ardent supporters by suggesting that drunkenness be

E) a staunch advocate of liberalized divorce laws, she scandalized many of her most ardent supporters in suggesting that drunkenness should be
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D) a staunch advocate of liberalized divorce laws, scandalized many of her most ardent supporters by suggesting that drunkenness be
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 17:12
I will go for D.

A: Wordy

B & C : .. drunkness 'being' made - wrong.

E: pronoun reference 'she' is not required.

D : CORRECT
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 18:46
A, B - 'as she was' is not appropriate
C - 'in being' is not appropriate
E - 'she' scndalized is redundant

I will go for D
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2006, 09:19
D it is.
A,B,C are immediately out.
D and E left. E is out 'cause of unnecessary 'she' after the comma.
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2006, 01:45
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2006, 00:35
Should it be staunch advocate OF or staunch advocate FOR ??

which idiom is grammatically correct?
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Mar 2006, 11:21
elektraa wrote:
Should it be staunch advocate OF or staunch advocate FOR ??

which idiom is grammatically correct?


I guess both should fit in nicely. In this SC they want you to spot "subjunctive" mood, IMO.
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