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Antarctica receives more solar radiation than does any other place on Earth, yet the temperatures are so cold and the ice cap is reflective, so that little polar ice melts during the summer; otherwise, the water levels of the oceans would rise 250 feet and engulf most of the worldâ€™s great cities.

A. is reflective, so that little polar ice melts during the summer; otherwise,
B. is so reflective that little of the polar ice melts during the summer; were it to do so,
C. so reflective that little polar ice melts during the summer, or else
D. reflective, so that little of the polar ice melts during the summer, or
E. reflects so that little of the polar ice melts during the summer; if it did
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03 Oct 2004, 20:09
B for me.

Antarctica receives more solar radiation than does any other place on Earth, yet the temperatures are so cold and the ice cap is so reflective that little of the polar ice melts during the summer; were it to do so, the water levels of the oceans would rise 250 feet and engulf most of the worldâ€™s great cities.

1. Items in red are parallel.

2. Item in blue provides the subjunctive mood

3. 'it' refers to Ice cap.
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04 Oct 2004, 08:32
B too.
I really appreciate these phrases whith perfect //ism !
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05 Oct 2004, 16:08
Cannot decide between "B" & "C".

What is the OA??? And can someone please post a brief explaination.

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06 Oct 2004, 15:24
C for me

B is perfectly parallel, but it suffers from other problems such as

"it" in B is ambigous without a clear referent

and "to do so" doesnt refer to any action mentioned earlier

to me C is correct as it shows the contrast by using "or else"

whats the OA?
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