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A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing,

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A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.

(A) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.

(B) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, university-press books have won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950.

(C) Increasingly influential as a large sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.

(D) Since 1950, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards have gone to university-press books.

(E) Since 1950, university-press books, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards from then on.
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08 Dec 2005, 10:16
B.

A/C/D - dangling modifier problem - sector of publishing is modified by Book awards
E. tense error. We need present perfect to indicate 1950 - till date
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08 Dec 2005, 22:32
duttsit wrote:
B.

A/C/D - dangling modifier problem - sector of publishing is modified by Book awards
E. tense error. We need present perfect to indicate 1950 - till date

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09 Dec 2005, 01:16
GMATT73 wrote:
duttsit wrote:
B.

A/C/D - dangling modifier problem - sector of publishing is modified by Book awards
E. tense error. We need present perfect to indicate 1950 - till date

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09 Dec 2005, 03:29
duttsit wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
duttsit wrote:
B.

A/C/D - dangling modifier problem - sector of publishing is modified by Book awards
E. tense error. We need present perfect to indicate 1950 - till date

Nice analysis.
Simple and concise explanation means that the explainer has a full grasp of the problem.

The OA is, of course, (B).
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