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# As literary criticism grows more complex, students majoring

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27 Jan 2005, 14:28
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As literary criticism grows more complex, students majoring in specialized areas like those of post-colonialism and Marxist discourse have been becoming increasingly successful at finding positions in the faculties of top universities.

A. majoring in specialized areas like those of post-colonialism and Marxist discourse have been becoming increasingly
B. who major in such specialized areas as post-colonialism and Marxist discourse are becoming more and more
C. who majored in specialized areas such as those of post-colonialism and Marxist discourse are being increasingly
D. who major in specialized areas like those of post-colonialism and Marxist discourse have been becoming more and more
E. having majored in such specialized areas as post-colonialism and Marxist discourse are being increasingly
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27 Jan 2005, 14:45
B
this question is testing 2 things use of like/such as
correct tense usage
Only B fits agrees with both
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27 Jan 2005, 15:14
Quick answer. You guys are right.

OA is (B)

Guess this one is too easy.
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27 Jan 2005, 16:54
Okay i am lost. I thought (C) was okay. Can someone please explain why (C) is wrong and why (B) is better than (C)?

I thought Like is used for similar comparison and such as is used to give examples?

Also, is the word more and more (like in B) acceptable on the GMAT?

Help me pls.
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27 Jan 2005, 22:05
specialized areas such as those of post-colonialism and Marxist
"those of" is repetitive
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01 Feb 2011, 08:07
Very close to:
sc-students-majoring-in-specialized-areas-like-those-of-91847.html
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