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# The cruel and surprising treachery of Benedict Arnold in the

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The cruel and surprising treachery of Benedict Arnold in the American Revolution was not unlike Tostig , brother of the English king Harold Godwinnson; Earl Tostig joined the Norse invaders at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.

A was not unlike Tostig
B was not as Tostig
C had been not unlike Tostig
D was not unlike that of Tostig
E had not been unlike that of Tostig

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01 Mar 2004, 01:20
vivek_dj wrote:
The cruel and surprising treachery of Benedict Arnold in the American Revolution was not unlike Tostig , brother of the English king Harold Godwinnson; Earl Tostig joined the Norse invaders at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.
A was not unlike Tostig
B was not as Tostig
C had been not unlike Tostig
D was not unlike that of Tostig
E had not been unlike that of Tostig
Vivek.

definitely, (d). vivek, is it mistyping? "stamford bridge"? may be it was "stanford bridge"?
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01 Mar 2004, 10:05
This is a Comparison problem. We are comparing the treachery of Benedict Arnold with the treachery of Earl Tostig. Eliminate A, B and C for attempting to compare Arnold's treachery with Tostig himself. As well, the use of the past present ("had been" and "had not been") in C and E is unnecessary. D is the right answer because it correctly compare the treachery of Arnold to that (the treachery) of Tostig.

Surat...that was not a typo...Stamford is right..I think Stamford exists in quite a few states..I have been to the one close to Albany in NY state.

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15 Jul 2011, 01:05
vivek_dj wrote:
The cruel and surprising treachery of Benedict Arnold in the American Revolution was not unlike Tostig , brother of the English king Harold Godwinnson; Earl Tostig joined the Norse invaders at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.

A was not unlike Tostig
B was not as Tostig
C had been not unlike Tostig
D was not unlike that of Tostig
E had not been unlike that of Tostig

Vivek.

My take is D

treachery of Benedict should be parallel ...of Tostig

so treachery of Benedict Arnold.....was not unlike that of Tostig Tostig

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15 Jul 2011, 11:13
Yeah I agree with D but isn't double negative bit awkward?
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