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# Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael

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Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author was twenty-eight.

A. Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author

B. Nathanael Wests first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, written while he was staying in Paris, was published when the author

C. Nathanael Wests The Dream Life of Balso Snell his first novel, was written while the author was staying in Paris and published when he

D. Nathanael West wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell during a stay in Paris and published it when he

E. when Nathanael West was staying in Paris, he wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, publishing it when he

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27 Jan 2019, 12:24
Bunuel wrote:
Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author was twenty-eight.

A. Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author

B. Nathanael Wests first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, written while he was staying in Paris, was published when the author

C. Nathanael Wests The Dream Life of Balso Snell his first novel, was written while the author was staying in Paris and published when he

D. Nathanael West wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell during a stay in Paris and published it when he

E. when Nathanael West was staying in Paris, he wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, publishing it when he

A, B & C implies that NW's first novel born as NW.--> Misplaced Modifier
E - here born is modifying time --> Again misplaced modifier

The only option left out would be E which correctly uses the modifier
Born NW... NW wrote his first novel...

PS: NW=Nathanael West
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27 Apr 2019, 06:25
Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author was twenty-eight.

A. Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author --> "born" should modify "Nathanael West"

B. Nathanael Wests first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, written while he was staying in Paris, was published when the author --> same as A

C. Nathanael Wests The Dream Life of Balso Snell his first novel, was written while the author was staying in Paris and published when he --> same as A

D. Nathanael West wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell during a stay in Paris and published it when he --> correct

E. when Nathanael West was staying in Paris, he wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, publishing it when he--> same as A

agent1212 wrote:
Bunuel wrote:
Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author was twenty-eight.

A. Nathanael West's first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell was written during a stay in Paris and published when the author

B. Nathanael Wests first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, written while he was staying in Paris, was published when the author

C. Nathanael Wests The Dream Life of Balso Snell his first novel, was written while the author was staying in Paris and published when he

D. Nathanael West wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell during a stay in Paris and published it when he

E. when Nathanael West was staying in Paris, he wrote his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell, publishing it when he

A, B & C implies that NW's first novel born as NW.--> Misplaced Modifier
E - here born is modifying time --> Again misplaced modifier

The only option left out would be E which correctly uses the modifier
Born NW... NW wrote his first novel...

PS: NW=Nathanael West

Hi agent1212,

Please correct "The only option left out would be E D"
Re: Born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17,1903, Nathanael   [#permalink] 27 Apr 2019, 06:25
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