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# In 1850 Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women,

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In 1850 Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women, arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights and for changes in the married womenâ€™s property laws.

A. arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights
B. arguing in a treatise for equal political and legal rights for women
C. a treatise that advocates womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
D. a treatise advocating womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
E. a treatise that argued for equal political and legal rights for women
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20 Oct 2006, 18:56
Allen760 wrote:
In 1850 Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women, arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights and for changes in the married womenâ€™s property laws.

A. arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights
B. arguing in a treatise for equal political and legal rights for women
C. a treatise that advocates womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
D. a treatise advocating womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
E. a treatise that argued for equal political and legal rights for women

i think D
- parallelism is between advocate and changes -> both are noun form -> c and E are out
- "Discourse on Women" is a treaty and not arguing in itself -> A, B out
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In 1850 Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women, arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights and for changes in the married womenâ€™s property laws.

A. arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights
B. arguing in a treatise for equal political and legal rights for women
C. a treatise that advocates womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
D. a treatise advocating womenâ€™s equal political and legal rights
E. a treatise that argued for equal political and legal rights for women

E

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21 Oct 2006, 04:41
ak_idc wrote:
for...for..for

E

and the correct modifier is used here. ....a treatise...
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21 Oct 2006, 04:57

A and B ---> Misplaced modifier ('arguing')
C --->Wrong coz it uses 'advocates X' ..'and for..'
D ---> Not parallel ('advocating' n 'changes')

E it is.
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