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# A letter by John Keats written in the same year as Ode on a Grecian

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Re: A letter by John Keats written in the same year as Ode on a Grecian [#permalink]
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IMO C

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, -- SV error

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn,"
Wrong tense

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published, - perfect SV

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that --- its not ode on grecian urn that ... we want to refer to letter

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that -- same as d
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A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, reveals that Keats was often unsettled by his lover Fanny Brawne’s behavior towards him.

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published,
'were published' is not correct since the noun: 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' is singular.

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn,"
Touch rule applies. A person can't be written and compared to a publication.

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published,
Correct modifier and SV agreement.

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that
'as he published X' is incorrect. Two different timelines comparison. (Past vs Past perfect) Out.

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that
No clear referent of 'that'. 'that' could refer to the letter or "Ode on a Grecian Urn". out for ambiguity.
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Re: A letter by John Keats written in the same year as Ode on a Grecian [#permalink]
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Ans C

Analysis:
A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published,

There are 2 errors in the original statement
1.written in the same year as - The usage of 'as' is Incorrect. 'That' should be used instead of 'as'
2."Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published - The singular 'was' should be used instead of 'were'

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, - INCORRECT
We can eliminate option A based on our analysis

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn," - INCORRECT
'Had been' introduces unneccesary timeline for the events and usage of which after comma compares keats to "ode on a grecian urn"

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published,- CORRECT

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that - INCORRECT
'as he published' conveys incorrect meaning that johnjeats wrote a letter as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn"

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that - INCORRECT
Usage of "as" is incorrect and also "that" does not have clearn antecedant
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A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, reveals that Keats was often unsettled by his lover Fanny Brawne’s behavior towards him.

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, -> "were", Subject Verb agreement issue. We need singular verb. Incorrect.

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn," -> Do we have 2 events. No!

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published, -> It is better. We have Subject Verb agreement and Meaning is making sense. Let's keep it.

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that -> John Keats doesn't reveals. Incorrect.

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that -> John Keats doesn't reveals. Incorrect.

So, I think C.
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Re: A letter by John Keats written in the same year as Ode on a Grecian [#permalink]
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IMO, C.

Subject-verb error in the main sentence since Ode on a Grecian Urn is singular but the plural 'were' has been used.

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, -- Incorrect; SV error as mentioned above

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn," --Incorrect; use of past perfect tense is incorrect as this tense shows verb sequencing but these 2 actions are not correlated. Even if there was any correlation between them but since the second action mentioned is in present tense so in the tense timeline, one action before this should be in the simple past tense and not in past perfect.

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published, --Correct; resolves the SV error as well as the tense error by using the simple past tense

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that --Incorrect; 'that' refers to the Ode on a Grecian Urn instead of the letter and this changes the meaning.

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that --Incorrect; same error as D
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Re: A letter by John Keats written in the same year as Ode on a Grecian [#permalink]
A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published, reveals that Keats was often unsettled by his lover Fanny Brawne’s behavior towards him.

A) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" were published,

B) A letter by John Keats, which had been written in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn,"

C) A letter by John Keats, written in the same year that "Ode on a Grecian Urn" was published,
Correct

D) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year as he published "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that

E) John Keats wrote a letter in the same year of publication as "Ode on a Grecian Urn" that
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