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# A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was

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29 Aug 2005, 06:17
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A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was published in the 1770â€™s, the first book by a Black woman and it was only the second published by an American woman.

(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
(D) the second one only that an American woman published

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29 Aug 2005, 07:47
E it is..

- no need of unnecessay indepnedent clause.
(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
- no need of unnecessay indepnedent clause.
- misplaced only..
(D) the second one only that an American woman published
- again same poroblem and weird structure
- keep this one.

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29 Aug 2005, 12:17
A collection of 38 poems by Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was published in the 1770â€™s, the first book by a Black woman and it was only the second published by an American woman.

(B) it was only the second that an American woman published
(D) the second one only that an American woman published

C, parallellism.

the first.....and the second

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29 Aug 2005, 16:19
E for me. compared with C, E sounds less wordy while still holding the sentences true meaning.

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30 Aug 2005, 06:57
OA is E. C is plain awkward when it places 'only published' after 'the second'

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