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For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of Euro

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For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture, The Da Vicni Code,the famous mystery-detective novel, was heavily criticized, so much so that probably the controversy propelled filmmakers to make a film based on the novel.

A. For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
B. With all its historical inaccuracies and incorrectly describing European art, faith, and architecture
C. Having inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
D. As a result of inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
E. Despite inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture

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A. For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture

"its" correctly refers to "The Da Vinci Code". "For all it historical inaccuracies" correctly modifies by providing more information about why "The Da Vici Code" was criticized. CORRECT
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B. With all its historical inaccuracies and incorrectly describing European art, faith, and architecture

"With" indicates that "The Da Vinci Code" should be the doer of the action in the clause that follows but the clause " was heavily criticized" indicates that some other agent is performing the action in "The Da Vinci Code". INCORRECT
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C. Having inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture

"having" indicates that "The Da Vinci Code" should be the doer of the action in the clause that follows. INCORRECT
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D. As a result of inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture

"The Da Vinci Code" is not a result of the incorrect history instead it contains incorrect history. Meaning error. INCORRECT
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E. Despite inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture

No need to use the contrast word. INCORRECT
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For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture, The Da Vicni Code,the famous mystery-detective novel, was heavily criticized, so much so that probably the controversy propelled filmmakers to make a film based on the novel.

A. For all its historical inaccuracies and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
This is a modifier correctly modifying THE DA VINCI CODE...
For is correctly used meaning 'because of', and gives us the reason of the second and main clause
Correct


B. With all its historical inaccuracies and incorrectly describing European art, faith, and architecture
with is incorrect here as we want to give a reason for main clause and just not add description/additional details about the novel.
Two portions- historical inaccuracies and incorrectly describing European...- are not parallel


C. Having inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
FOR is correct. Inaccurate history seems to say the history of novel, so changes meaning

D. As a result of inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
wrong use of 'inaccurate history'

E. Despite inaccurate history and incorrect descriptions of European art, faith, and architecture
DESPITE creates a contrast, which is not required.
Inaccurate history is wrong


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What is the difference b/w historical inaccuracies and inaccurate history in this case ?

It is just that i find them oddly similar.
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What is the difference b/w historical inaccuracies and inaccurate history in this case ?

It is just that i find them oddly similar.


When one says 'inaccurate history of novel', it can easily mean how the novel was initially written and changes thereafter.
Also here the stress is on history. It may as well encompass the entire history as inaccurate
But when one says " all its historical inaccuracies, the novel', now we are not talking of history of the novel but the historical data written in it.
And here we are stressing upon the inaccuracies. Here we mean that there are some inaccuracies in the historical data
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