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unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 08:47
Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, [u]an author receives a Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature. [/u]

(A)an author receives a Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.
(B)an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the nobel Prize.
(C)the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature.
(D)the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature.
(E)the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author.

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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 08:50
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 13:08
Tough choice between D and E.

D seems unparallel and awkward.
E is almost correct, except it could be interpreted that the nobel prize is awarded by an author.
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 13:24
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 14:07
E, my friends. It's a classic case of parallelism. You must compare like with like. Take out the prepositional phrase "which is given for a specific work", and you have "Unlike the Pulitzer...the Nobel Prize". You wouldn't compare a prize to an author, or to an author's achievement - it's about the prizes. So that narrows your choices down to C, D and E. Then you look at your prepositional phrase again - what is the Pulitzer given for? It is given for a specific work. So you must use parallelism again to make the proper comparison, which is contained in E. The Nobel is awarded for a lifetime of achievement.
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2008, 22:06
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E, my friends. It's a classic case of parallelism. You must compare like with like. Take out the prepositional phrase "which is given for a specific work", and you have "Unlike the Pulitzer...the Nobel Prize". You wouldn't compare a prize to an author, or to an author's achievement - it's about the prizes. So that narrows your choices down to C, D and E. Then you look at your prepositional phrase again - what is the Pulitzer given for? It is given for a specific work. So you must use parallelism again to make the proper comparison, which is contained in E. The Nobel is awarded for a lifetime of achievement.


The last part of the sentence in E - "by an author" makes it awkward. doesn't it? In that case, isn't C a better choice?
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2008, 03:23
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Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, an author receives a Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.

(A)an author receives a Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.
(B)an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the nobel Prize.
(C)the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature.
(D)the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature.
(E)the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author.

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D makes sense but E is parallel, although "by" doesn't sound very good. we must find a comparison is b/w nobel prize and pulitzer..so C,D or E.
it is awarded for smtg...so E is correct, because it is parallel to the first sentence

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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2008, 03:25
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Re: unlike ! [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2008, 12:16
Time for OA <ding> <ding>
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