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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 02:18
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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(B) Like Edvard Grieg, who the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(C) Just as Edvard Grieg was long refused recognition by the Scandinavians,
(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 02:28
I`ll take (D) as....so.... seems to be the most idiomatic
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 02:47
^ D ^

1) we are comparing the verbs so "as" is needed.
2) "just as ....so...(too)" is the correct usage
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 03:52
Additionally, (D) maintains parallel structure:

Scandinavians.....Edvard Grieg ---> Italians....Verdi
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Re: SC: Like/Just As [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 06:23
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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,


guys r u sure? it should be E cus we need possisive noun to make the subject "the Italians’ disregard" parallel. so only E does so....
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 06:28
Agree with Professor. A little tricky this one. 'Like' compares Sacndinavian's refusal with Italian's disregard.

E.

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Re: SC: Like/Just As [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2006, 12:07
Professor wrote:
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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,


guys r u sure? it should be E cus we need possisive noun to make the subject "the Italians’ disregard" parallel. so only E does so....


You are totally right!!
I haven't noticed the apostrophy :evil:
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2006, 08:57
The OA is "E"
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Re: SC: Like/Just As [#permalink] New post 17 Apr 2006, 15:11
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vivek123 wrote:
Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,


guys r u sure? it should be E cus we need possisive noun to make the subject "the Italians’ disregard" parallel. so only E does so....


Prof that was just awesome.....


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 [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2006, 12:46
I agree it is E. It is the only choice that compares similar things
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