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Re: sc-literary realism [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2010, 20:04
I will go with D as well, took 1.40 mins to solve it :(

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Re: sc-literary realism [#permalink] New post 30 Jun 2010, 05:29
It seems that nobody is going to answer my question---

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 12 Feb 2012, 01:06
I eliminated D bcoz "And Also" Redundant...probably m wrong in this case.

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2012, 18:15
+1 for D.

One of the major problems in E is the usage of "that" with a person (writer). In GMAT , that is not used with person. who and whom are correct relative pronouns.

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2012, 23:49
D is the correct answer as it is best among the given answer choices.

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2012, 19:51
I am so relieved and confident .I got this right .Yes D is the correct answer .Great question .

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 15 Feb 2012, 00:13
I think the correct answer is D.

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 15 Feb 2012, 23:57
I am going with D. It was a close call between A and D.
The problem with A was the second clause started with "In 1909". This made it wrong. The modifier should be closest to what it modifies, which in this case the swedish lady. Other than that, " In 1909 <swedish name> was " is awkwards phrasing. I would ask the author: So, you mean to say that in 1910 she wasn't the novelist who won the award? So, this idea is not clearly explained in A.

Likewise B, C and E also distort the meanings.
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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 16 Feb 2012, 02:00
What a horrible sentence.

The answer must be D. I used POE; I'm a huge fan of commas and "in 1909" isn't a parenthetical clause in any of the options which annoys me a little. Fortunately, the answer choices are not equally awkward so I picked the least awkward one.

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 23 Jun 2014, 11:03
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Does not sound "and also" in D a little bit redundant?
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Could anybody answer this question please? I have seen many OE saying that and also is redundat.
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Can anyone answer this?

Then 'And also' redundancy?

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Re: Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories [#permalink] New post 23 Jun 2014, 15:06
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What a horrible sentence.

The answer must be D. I used POE; I'm a huge fan of commas and "in 1909" isn't a parenthetical clause in any of the options which annoys me a little. Fortunately, the answer choices are not equally awkward so I picked the least awkward one.

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Does not sound "and also" in D a little bit redundant?
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Could anybody answer this question please? I have seen many OE saying that and also is redundant.
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Can anyone answer this?
Then 'And also' redundancy?

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Thank you for sending me a private message about this. :-)

All the other users seem to have posted more than a year ago, so I don't know whether anyone on this thread is actively studying for the GMAT anymore. I will just say, as a general announcement to whoever happens to be reading: if you post a question that you would like answered, don't simply assume that an expert will see it. GMAT Club is a BIG place. If you post a question and want an answer to that question, please send an expert such as myself a private message with a link, directing that expert to that particular page. If you are not familiar with the experts on GMAT Club, you might want to start by searching for the "Members of the Month" post:
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This question is a high quality question. From what I can tell, it's a question from GMAT Prep. As a general rule, it doesn't make a user look good if the user calls a question from official material "horrible." The official material is uniformly of exceptionally high quality.

The phrasing "and also" is not redundant. It is used here for emphasis and clarity. Among other things, the two words are not redundant because we could not use "also" by itself in this context. We have to use "and," and "also" emphasizes something special about the conjunction.

Does all this make sense?
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