Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 02 Oct 2014, 04:27

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 16 Jun 2004
Posts: 893
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0

The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2004, 12:38
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions
The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, were attempts to capture the pain of love in a whimsical manner at odds with the stringent religious mores of the day.

A.The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, were attempts
B.Considered by many to be the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson’s writings were attempts
C.Emily Dickinson, who is considered by many as the greatest of the nineteenth century poets, attempted in her writings
D.Considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson had attempted in her writings
E.Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, attempted in her writings
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 18 Aug 2004
Posts: 96
Location: Santa Clara
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Re: SC Emily Dickinson [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2004, 14:12
venksune wrote:
The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, were attempts to capture the pain of love in a whimsical manner at odds with the stringent religious mores of the day.

A.The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, were attempts
B.Considered by many to be the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson’s writings were attempts
C.Emily Dickinson, who is considered by many as the greatest of the nineteenth century poets, attempted in her writings
D.Considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, Emily Dickinson had attempted in her writings
E.Emily Dickinson, considered by many the greatest poet of the nineteenth century, attempted in her writings


E is good.

A Does not sound as good as E
B is misplaced modifier
C. close...but 'consider as' is NOT the right idiom i thought
D. 'had' screws up the tenses
E. seems to be better than A. less passive.
_________________

"Do or do not, there is no try."
-Yoda

GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
avatar
Joined: 15 Dec 2003
Posts: 4318
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 164 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2004, 15:35
"X considered Y" is the right idiom
E is prefered over D's past perfect tense
_________________

Best Regards,

Paul

Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 08 Jul 2004
Posts: 606
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 37 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2004, 15:52
Thanks DJ and Paul for the idiom. Knew that but could never sense in the question!! Extremely bad quality I guess.
S
GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
User avatar
Joined: 07 Jul 2004
Posts: 5097
Location: Singapore
Followers: 19

Kudos [?]: 149 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2004, 16:58
A, B are out -> bad comparison. It is comparing writings to poets
C -> wrong idiom
D -> Seems to compare writings to poets as well
E -> best choice. No problems with idiom, and comparison is correct
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 16 Jun 2004
Posts: 893
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 20 Sep 2004, 09:10
E it is. great job. good catch dj on 'considered as'.
  [#permalink] 20 Sep 2004, 09:10
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Experts publish their posts in the topic The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the mehulsayani 6 01 Sep 2012, 05:53
Emily Dickinsons letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson were stevegt 0 01 Aug 2007, 15:43
Emily Dickinsons letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson were johnycute 0 09 Jan 2007, 20:28
Emily Dickinsons letters to Susan Hunting Dickinson were selene 0 10 Mar 2006, 15:48
EMILY DICKINSON MA 26 14 Dec 2004, 00:16
Display posts from previous: Sort by

The writings of Emily Dickinson, considered by many the

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.