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# Native American

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25 Jun 2005, 17:33
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Can someone elaborate on the use of "whose" ?
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25 Jun 2005, 20:44
it is not a test of whose rather it is a test of comparasion. the sentence is comparing noum after unlike with the noun that begains at the begaining of second clause.

B does the same. so it is correct.
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25 Jun 2005, 20:57
This is a classic bad comparison situation. You should either compare women to women or craftwork to craftwork.

In addition, the words following the underlined part make it clear that the women are to be compared (craftwork cannot be paid for craftwork!)

So B it is.
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26 Jun 2005, 05:31
whats wrong with D ?
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26 Jun 2005, 07:12
ashkg wrote:
whats wrong with D ?

In D, there is repetation in the second clause.
while that of ... and their craft work.
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27 Jun 2005, 20:19
ashkg wrote:
whats wrong with D ?

Look at the main sentence. The last part ends as :
...often received public recognition ....for their craftwork.

So, you know the subject of the sentence is Native women and NOT the craftwork. That's why Choice D will not work.
27 Jun 2005, 20:19
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