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The word inspired is used often by numerous critics in their description of a great play; it is precisely the emotion experienced by the audience as the final curtain descends.


A. The word inspired is used often by numerous critics in their description of a great play; it is precisely the emotion experienced by the audience as the final curtain descends
B. Used often by numerous critics in their description of a great play is the word inspired, which is the precise emotion experienced by the audience as the final curtain descend
C. Precisely describing the emotion of the audience as the final curtain descends is the word inspired, often used by numerous critics to describe a great play
D. The word inspired is often used by numerous critics in their descriptions of a great play and describes the emotion of the audience as the final curtain descends as well.
E. The word inspired is the precise emotion of the audience as the final curtain descends and is used by numerous critics to describe a great play.
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Re: The word inspired is used often by numerous critics [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2012, 09:10
Good question. I got it wrong though.
Upon second review, I got my mistake.

'Used often' is unidiomatic -> should be 'often used' instead. So options A and B are out.

C is correct as the modifying phrases
1. 'Precisely describing the emotion of the audience as the final curtain descends'
2. 'often used by numerous critics to describe a great play'

closely follows what its modifying : the word inspired.

D is not logically parallel.

I would want to hear why E is wrong.
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Re: The word inspired is used often by numerous critics [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2012, 11:49
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A/B/D : The word X...............IS Used in their description of a great play

C/E : The word X................IS Used to describe a play ( Guess this sounds much better / concise )

Thus A/B/D : Eliminated

Bxn C & E :

one says : The word X............is the emotion

another says : The word X..........describes emotion

E : The word inspired is the.............. emotion of the audience ( The word cannot be an Emotion............ It can describe / symbolise an Emotion ) : Eliminated

C : Describing the emotion of the audience ...................is the word inspired ( The word Inspired....Describes/ Symbolises the emotion of audience ) : Perfect

Leading to C, my take.
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