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# The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of

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The aristocratic values expressed in the writings of
Marguerite Yourcenar place her within the French
classical tradition, as does her passionate interest in
history, particularly Roman history.

(A) as does
(B) so do
(C) as do
(D) so is the case with
(E) similarly, does

This is simple sc but the ans defies my reasoning. Please can someone explain ?
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20 Dec 2010, 18:56
"her passionate interest" is singular, so "does" is required here.
IMO A
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20 Dec 2010, 20:18
ajit257,

What about the sentence as it is stands confuses you exactly?

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20 Dec 2010, 20:35
Hey Brett,
you know wht i cant believe i got this wrong.....i got my mistake. thanks anyway.
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20 Dec 2010, 20:44
No worries! I never fault anybody for asking the question. Better to ask your question here than wonder about it during the test...
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