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Cut-paper design, a popular pastime of Colonial women, became an art

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Cut-paper design, a popular pastime of Colonial women, became an art form in the hands of Abigail Lefferts Lloyd, a Revolutionary War heroine.

(A) design, a popular pastime of colonial women, became an art form in the hands of
(B) design, a popular Colonial women’s pastime, and it became an art form in the hands of
(C) design was a popular pastime for Colonial women, then it became an art form in the hands of
(D) design is a popular pastime of Colonial women that has become an art form by
(E) design, the popular Colonial pastime, became an art form for

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Cut-paper design, a popular pastime of Colonial women, became an art form in the hands of Abigail Lefferts Lloyd, a Revolutionary War heroine.

(A) design, a popular pastime of colonial women, became an art form in the hands of
(B) design, a popular Colonial women’s pastime, and it became an art form in the hands of
(C) design was a popular pastime for Colonial women, then it became an art form in the hands of
(D) design is a popular pastime of Colonial women that has become an art form by
(E) design, the popular Colonial pastime, became an art form for


The structure is
Noun, noun modifier, Verb+rest of the sentence, noun modifier.
The structure is correct as it is..A

(B) design, a popular Colonial women’s pastime, and it became an art form in the hands of
There is no verb after design.
(C) design was a popular pastime for Colonial women, then it became an art form in the hands of
The sequence is nowhere mentioned in the original. changes meaning.
(D) design is a popular pastime of Colonial women that has become an art form by
Present tense is clearly wrong. THAT cannot modify design and wrongly modifies a popular past time
(E) design, the popular Colonial pastime, became an art form for
change in meaning by omitting 'women'.

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Cut-paper design, a popular pastime of Colonial women, became an art form in the hands of Abigail Lefferts Lloyd, a Revolutionary War heroine.

(A) design, a popular pastime of colonial women, became an art form in the hands of ---Correct choice
(B) design, a popular Colonial women’s pastime, and it became an art form in the hands of --The first part is a fragment without a verb.
(C) design was a popular pastime for Colonial women, then it became an art form in the hands of---This is a comma splice
(D) design is a popular pastime of Colonial women that has become an art form by--- use of present tense and present perfect are grammatically wrong for a bygone event. In addition women 'that' is wrong for using it for human beings and on SV error of women has
(E) design, the popular Colonial pastime, became an art form for -- change of meaning by ignoring the role of the women of the era.
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