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Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories

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Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2012, 08:57
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Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories about the peasant life and landscape of northern Sweden, in 1909 Selma Lagerof was the novelist who became the first woman and was also the first Swedish writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2012, 09:58
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Who was turning away should come directly after the opening modifier -> A is out.
She and SL seems to refer to different people -> B is out.
in addition to is incorrect , it seems to imply somebody else is 1st Swedish writer -> C is out.
multiple problems with E , ex - that won is incorrect , it should be who. Also the modifier in becoming XYZ is awkward at best.

D wins.
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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2013, 13:08
SOURH7WK wrote:
Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories about the peasant life and landscape of northern Sweden, in 1909 Selma Lagerof was the novelist who became the first woman and was also the first Swedish writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Is there an explanation as to how a sentence can start with "A"?
Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories   [#permalink] 23 Nov 2013, 13:08
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