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# EMILY DICKINSON

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14 Dec 2004, 00:16
1) The rhythms used by Emily Dickinson was radically different than the ones that were used by poets during millennia in Western verse before hers.

was radically different than the ones that were used by poets during

were radically different from the ones being used by poets for

were different than those that have been in use by poets during

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14 Dec 2004, 06:01
E ?
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14 Dec 2004, 06:33
Yep (E)
Past perfect
....during
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14 Dec 2004, 09:28
one more for E
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14 Dec 2004, 10:43
also E
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06 Sep 2005, 19:44
E too... during should be ok.
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07 Sep 2005, 09:25
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07 Sep 2005, 10:06
Got E as well.
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07 Sep 2005, 10:10
Got E as well.
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07 Sep 2005, 11:03
Ok so I have it down to D & E...whats wrong with D?
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07 Sep 2005, 17:53
during is used for a period and for is used for specific data.
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07 Sep 2005, 17:57
I have to disagree with everyone. I think it's D.

"During" is used for a defined time period. For example, "during the Middle Ages". But "for" is used for an undefined amount of time. For example, "for centuries".

I wouldn't bet my life on it or anything, but to me, "for millenia" sounds right and "during millenia" sounds very wrong.

What's the OE?

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07 Sep 2005, 17:57
Straight "E"
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15 Sep 2005, 10:09
E for me too.

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15 Sep 2005, 12:49
I'm going with coffeeloverfreak and picking D. The word "for" is used to specify a time period and during is used to express when something happens. riteshgupta1 you got it backwards. If you want to verify this you can go to the following website

Hope I'm not wrong or else I'm gonna look awfully dumb.
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15 Sep 2005, 13:00
IMO E
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15 Sep 2005, 13:36
My vote goes to E.
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15 Sep 2005, 14:00
This is a D for sure. For millenia is idiomatically correct.
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15 Sep 2005, 16:04
I don't get the argument for E clearly.
I am going with the minority for D.
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16 Sep 2005, 00:52
One more E...

16 Sep 2005, 00:52

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