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Turning away from literary realism to write romantic stories

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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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