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Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2003, 16:50
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Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War, Horace Pippin, a Black American painter, worked by holding the brush in his right hand and guiding its movements with his left.

A) Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War
B) In spite of his right hand and arm being crippled by a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War
C) Because there had been a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War that crippled his right hand and arm
D) The right hand and arm being crippled by a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War
E) His right hand and arm crippled by a sniperтАЩs bullet during the First World War
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2003, 19:59
Nope!

Try again. This one's tricky.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2003, 21:26
Guru wrote:
Is the answer B ?


its E.

the first part of the sentence is an absolute phrase.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Sep 2003, 07:26
Answer is E

It's a matter of logic I think

Answers A through D suggest that because, or as a consecuence of, losing his right arm he paints with his right arm. Which of course is not possible since he has already lost it.

Isn't this question beautiful?
  [#permalink] 14 Sep 2003, 07:26
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