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Herself the mother of seven children, Mrs. New- land discusses the care of infants in very helpful ways.

(A) Herself
(B) Herself being
(C) In that she is herself
(D) Because of being herself
(E) Being herself

Why is A the correct option ? What is wrong with other options?
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New post 09 Jun 2005, 06:10
In the following discussion, the OA was conluded to be E
A was refuted since it looks like an appositive, but is placed wrongly in the beginning.

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=15770

wild_desperado, are u sure of it's OA?
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New post 09 Jun 2005, 06:13
A is not correct one. only Herself doesnot modify mrs. new-land. we need either herself being or being herself.

seems herself being is correct one.

So go with E.
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New post 09 Jun 2005, 12:03
A)..."being" should be avoided in most cases. E) would create a run-on-sentence. that consists of two independent sentences that are put together without proper punctuation. the first part acts like an appositive phrase. so A) is fine. but i think more important and much faster is to notice that "being" is no-no in gmat.
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