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Over his 65-year life span, Hughes, one of America’s most enduring writers and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s, will have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.


A. will have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
B. is publishing hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
C. would have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
D. will publish hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
E. would publish hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.


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At first glance I thought A. But this sentence suggests this guy is dead. So A is out. If he were currently living, A could be a possible choice.

But since he's dead, answer choice E.
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Between C and E, I would go with E.
I think there is no need to make it a perfect tense. Simple past would do it.
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Its between C and E

I go with C.
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I don't like none of the options
E stands out but a simple past suffices here
Would generally talk about the possibilities or possible occurrences
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