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# Although films about the American West depict coyotes as

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80. Although films about the American West depict coyotes as solitary animals howling mournfully on the tops of distant hills, in reality these gregarious creatures live in stable groups that occupy the same territory for long periods.
(A) films about the American West depict coyotes as solitary animals howling mournfully on the tops of distant hills
(B) in films about the American West coyotes are depicted to be solitary animals that howl mournfully on the tops of distant hills
(C) coyotes are depicted as solitary animals howling mournfully on the tops of distant hills in films about the American West
(D) films about the American West depict coyotes as if they were solitary, mournfully howling animals on the tops of distant hills
(E) films about the American West depict coyotes to be solitary and mournfully howling animals on the tops of distant hills

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12 Jun 2009, 13:58
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13 Jun 2009, 10:07
B and E have wrong idiom...Correct idiom is depict as..D too uses the correct idiom incorrectly ....So its between A and C.....A has modifier error....So IMO correct ans is C..............
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14 Jun 2009, 05:12
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B and E have wrong idiom...Correct idiom is depict as..D too uses the correct idiom incorrectly ....So its between A and C.....A has modifier error....So IMO correct ans is C..............

I think there are coupe of flaws in C.

One, its passive and second, it changes meaning...

I don't find any error in A.

IMO A
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14 Jun 2009, 05:20
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