The Tale of Genji : GMAT Verbal Section
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# The Tale of Genji

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21 Jan 2006, 20:41
With the intricacy of the Tale of Genji's depiction of the psychological ambiguities that are inherent in male-female relationships, it is a wonder that the book is not more often taught in American courses on womenâ€™s literature.

A. With the intricacy of the Tale of Genjiâ€™s depiction of the psychological ambiguities that are
B. Because it is intricate for the Tale of Genji to depict the psychological ambiguities that are
C. Because of the intricate depiction in the Tale of Genji of the psychological ambiguities
D. Based on the intricate depiction in the Tale of Genji of the psychological ambiguities being
E. Given the intricacy of the depiction in the Tale of Genji of the psychological ambiguities that are
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21 Jan 2006, 21:05
'E' sounds good...so go 'E' go...
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21 Jan 2006, 21:10
C?
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21 Jan 2006, 21:14
E reads a little too passive and wordy.

(C) does the trick for a few reasons.

1. Because of ~ is idiomatic
2. Intricate depicition is accurate and concise

**By the way, "Hikaru" Genji sure was one lucky guy
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21 Jan 2006, 21:30
"C" cannot be the answer as "Because" does not represent well the inherent irony in the statement. I am inclined to choose "E", as, "Given A, it is a wonder that B is not happenning" goes well.
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21 Jan 2006, 21:33
watever wrote:
"C" cannot be the answer as "Because" does not represent well the inherent irony in the statement. I am inclined to choose "E", as, "Given A, it is a wonder that B is not happenning" goes well.

You are absolutely right. Looks like Bhai and I fell for the same trap.
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21 Jan 2006, 23:03
watever wrote:
"C" cannot be the answer as "Because" does not represent well the inherent irony in the statement. I am inclined to choose "E", as, "Given A, it is a wonder that B is not happenning" goes well.

I have same reasoning for "E"
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22 Jan 2006, 00:35
E is the best
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22 Jan 2006, 06:53
I go with E as well.
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22 Jan 2006, 09:13
OA is E.
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22 Jan 2006, 12:04
late but i picked E too !
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