(A) Nowhere does it say that Johnson's distortions are equal to those of the early editors. Indeed it says that Johnson's text is "more faithful." INCORRECT
(B) The passage claims that while Johnson is right criticizing early editors for distorting D.'s poetry, Johnson, in employing the dash, was also guilty, albeit in milder form, of distorting D's poetry. CORRECT
(C) This is a falsely attractive answer choice, especially if you know something about Dickinson. So while this answer may be true in the real word, nowhere is Dickinson's intentions mentioned in the passage.
(D) Never mentions thoroughness. INCORRECT
(E) Never discusses D.'s early editors dealing with her handwritten manuscripts. INCORRECT
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