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# Although often portrayed as modern day Robin Hoods who

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Although often portrayed as modern day Robin Hoods who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, Frank and Jesse James were actually mere outlaws who robbed banks, stagecoaches and trains.

a) Although often portrayed as modern day Robin Hoods who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor
b) Being modern day heroes like Robin Hood which robbed from the rich and gave to the poor
c) Having a resemblance to Robin Hood they would rob from rich folks and give to poor folks
d) Robbers of the rich and givers to the poor somewhat like Robin Hood is they were portrayed
e) Since they were often portrayed being like Robin Hood who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor

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10 Sep 2018, 01:43
sashiim20 wrote:
Although often portrayed as modern day Robin Hoods who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, Frank and Jesse James were actually mere outlaws who robbed banks, stagecoaches and trains.

a) Although often portrayed as modern day Robin Hoods who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor
b) Being modern day heroes like Robin Hood which robbed from the rich and gave to the poor
c) Having a resemblance to Robin Hood they would rob from rich folks and give to poor folks
d) Robbers of the rich and givers to the poor somewhat like Robin Hood is they were portrayed
e) Since they were often portrayed being like Robin Hood who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor

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A seems fine , the opening modifier is correctly modifying Frank and Jesse James,usage of who is fine

in B firstly being is used when something is happening now, but it is not
also we would normally want a comma before non essential modifier which
Being modern day heroes is compared with Robin Hood

in C the idiom resemblance to is correct , but the intended meaning is wrong
Frank and Jesse James did not resemble Robin Hood rather they were portrayed as

in D the comparison somewhat like Robin Hood is is incorrect
like + noun or noun + noun modifier

in E usage of since is incorrect along with usage of being
since x --we do y
there is no effect

So A
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