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The Tale of Genji [#permalink] New post 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 women’s literature.

A. With the intricacy of the Tale of Genji’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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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2006, 21:05
'E' sounds good...so go 'E' go...
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2006, 21:10
C?
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 [#permalink] New post 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
3. Reads smoother.

**By the way, "Hikaru" Genji sure was one lucky guy :)
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 [#permalink] New post 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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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2006, 21:33
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"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. :beat
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 [#permalink] New post 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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 [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2006, 00:35
E is the best
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2006, 06:53
I go with E as well.
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2006, 09:13
OA is E.
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2006, 12:04
late but i picked E too !
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