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14. Even though Béla Bartók’s music has proved less popular than Igor Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it is no less important.
(A) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it
(B) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, he
(C) Stravinsky’s is and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s is, it
(D) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, he
(E) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, it
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A for llism, besides the pronoun it has a clear referent, his music.

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14. Even though Béla Bartók’s music has proved less popular than Igor Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it is no less important.
(A) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it
(B) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, he
(C) Stravinsky’s is and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s is, it
(D) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, he
(E) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, it


The correct modifier of " Bela Bartok's musics" should be "it" ---> cross B and D.
D and E are wrong coz we're comparing someone's musics to another's .
there's no need to use " is" in C.
A is final choice.

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14. Even though Béla Bartók’s music has proved less popular than Igor Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it is no less important.
(A) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, it
(B) Stravinsky’s and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s, he
(C) Stravinsky’s is and less influential than Arnold Schonberg’s is, it
(D) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, he
(E) Stravinsky and not as influential as Arnold Schonberg, it


B - Music cannot be a "he"
C - Don't need is after Stravinsky's / Schonberg's
D & E - Compares Bartok's music to a person (Schonberg)

Answer is A.

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B and D are out since "he" has not clear referant.

C doesn't make any sense. E does not properly compare to Bartok's music.

Therefore, I choose A.

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A is correct. Its parallel, and also used the correct pronoun 'it' refering to Bartok's music.

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