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Believed to be one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world, Christine de Pizan's masterwork The Book of the City of the Ladies , was written in 1405 and is a history of the Western world from the woman's point-of-view.

(A) Believed to be one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(B) Written by one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(C) One of the first widely read female authors of the Western world, as some believe
(D) Written by what some believe as one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(E) Believed by some as one of the first works by a widely read female author in the Western world

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the umderlined phrase should modify the work not the author,so A,C and D are out...E uses wrong idiom "believed as" it shud be believed to be..B is the best choice

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Believed to be one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world, Christine de Pizan's masterwork The Book of the City of the Ladies , was written in 1405 and is a history of the Western world from the woman's point-of-view.

(A) Believed to be one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(B) Written by one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(C) One of the first widely read female authors of the Western world, as some believe
(D) Written by what some believe as one of the first widely read female authors of the Western world
(E) Believed by some as one of the first works by a widely read female author in the Western world


OPTION A----Initial Modifier is first female author-modifier tell us that after comma modified noun should come i.e name of some person but infact it is name of the book not name of the person.Modifier wrongly modifying wrong noun.
OPTION B----CORRECT
OPTION C----Same problem as mentioned in OPTION A
OPTION D-----Written by some modifier tells us that after come the one who has written should come, which is not the case..Wrong
OPTION E------unnecessary long compared to option B.
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