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# 5. Like Byron at Missolonghi, Jack London was slowly killed

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21 Jul 2004, 03:37
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5. Like Byron at Missolonghi, Jack London was slowly killed by the mistakes of the medical men who treated him.
(A) Like Byron
(B) Like Byronâ€™s death
(C) Just as Byron died
(D) Similar to Byron
(E) As did Byron

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21 Jul 2004, 04:14
First, one should avoid giving out the answer with the question. Takes the fun out of solving the question.

I am also confused why A, and not C, is the right answer.

I have had problems with such questions. SCs that have a small part of the sentence to be corrected. Is there any document that has a good number of such problems with solutions?
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21 Jul 2004, 09:27
A is correct

Like Byron ..., Jack London is correct, The element before comma should directly modify what comes after comma.

In C, Just as Byron died doesn't modify Jack London.

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