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# Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included
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"called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities"
This means child-care facilities are a type of apartment houses. This obviously is wrong
Hence IMO D is correct

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included

D. llism=> for x and y.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called "for urban apartment houses that included child-care facilities" and "for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities"

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Would appreciate any explanation why A is wrong and why D is the right choice!

A is wrong because it needs a for IMO
...called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and for.....

Please give 1+ if i have helped you understand

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04 Nov 2010, 11:05
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As I understand this problem, Gilman called for two things 1. Urban houses including blah and 2. clustered rural houses including blah blah. The preposition -for–stands common for both for urban houses and rural houses. This is a perfectly acceptable construction.
Eg: I wanted to take GMAT in November, resign my services in December and join the School in January. This is quite parallel; we don’t have to say - I wanted to take GMAT in November, to resign my services in December and to join the School in January. So A might be a very good choice

Incidentally this passage is beyond the simple prepositional - for parallelism, since all the other four choices except A maintain the -for parallelism -

Let us also appreciate that she called for those two things because they were not extant then. So it is wrong to say -called for urban apartment houses that included child-care facilities -. If the urban houses already included those facilities, why will any one call for them again? The right expression should be something futuristic as - that would include childcare facilities -
That is why A might score over D, since the use of the participle -including - in A is time –neutral.
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03 Nov 2007, 14:54
I would go with answer A for the reason of parallelism. All other 4 answer choices does not seem parallel to me.

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04 Nov 2007, 16:43
Good eye GMAT tiger, thats convincing. I like D too. and "that" clearly specifies urban apartment houses.

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04 Nov 2007, 19:07
My take is also D.

For a second, Eileen 1017 reasoning appeared to be correct but after closer look my initial guess was right.

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04 Nov 2007, 20:02
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My take is also D.

For a second, Eileen 1017 reasoning appeared to be correct but after closer look my initial guess was right.

Appuvar, what is Eilleen 1017 reasoning?

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04 Nov 2007, 20:21
called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

Eilleen reasoning was parallelism by having "Including" in both the phases that were compared.

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05 Nov 2007, 06:11
rakesh22 wrote:
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities

including is wrong here.

(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities

"to include" is incorrect.

(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities

"with .. " - you don't need included. also - to include is wrong.

(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities

perfect.

(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included

A satisfies parallelism for "including" as well as "for X and Y".

X = urban apartment houses including child-care facilities
Y = clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities

I don't understand how D is a better choice

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05 Nov 2007, 22:04
OA is D, Not sure how we could rule out A, but D appears more idiomatic that A. Thanks guys !

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23 May 2010, 13:23
D changes the meaning completely. Hope this kind of question doesn't come in real test.
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30 May 2010, 18:47
Would appreciate any explanation why A is wrong and why D is the right choice!
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04 Nov 2010, 08:28
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a late nineteenth-century feminist, called for urban apartment houses including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities.

(A) including child-care facilities and clustered suburban houses including communal eating and social facilities
- distort IIism after AND
(B) that included child-care facilities, and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
- Comma (,) before and distorts the meaning + use of Infinitive in 2nd part of sentence also distort IIism
(C) with child-care facilities included and for clustered suburban houses to include communal eating and social facilities
(D) that included child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities
correct - maintain IIism across AND
(E) to include child-care facilities and for clustered suburban houses with communal eating and social facilities included
use of Infinitive - before in 1st part of sentence distorts the IIism

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30 Mar 2011, 23:01
After going through various response I am conviced it is D

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04 Oct 2012, 14:41
Reasoning:
CPG, a feminist, called for urban apartment houses that included x and for clustered sub urban houses with y.

The parts that follow the bold words play the role of describing the nouns.So we need not check them for parallelism.
Neither should we check for parallelism of main verb with modifiers or with participle phrases.

A distorts the meaning of the sentence. it makes clustered suburban houses parallel to child care facilities but not to urban apartment houses.
In the above example, it becomes CPG called for urban apartment houses that included (x) and (clustered suburban houses with y).
But the answer should be CPG called for(urban apartment houses that included x) and for (clustered suburban houses with y).

Hope this helps.

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I would go with answer A for the reason of parallelism. All other 4 answer choices does not seem parallel to me.

"including child care facility"

I thought the child care facility was part of urban housing and so urban housing should include child care facility.

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05 Mar 2014, 20:11
appuvar wrote:
My take is also D.

For a second, Eileen 1017 reasoning appeared to be correct but after closer look my initial guess was right.

It is between B and D

"D" doesnt seem right because it has "with including". that doesn't make sense. My take is B

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