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In “A Confession,”Count Tolstoy relates that despite his fame as a writer, and his great wealth and happy family life, he came to the conclusion that his life was meaningless.


(A) fame as a writer, and his great wealth and happy family life

(B) literary fame, great wealth, and happy family life

(C) fame as a writer, great wealth, and his happy family life

(D) fame, which was literary, his wealth, which was great, and his family life, which was happy

(E) literary fame, the wealth he possessed, and the fact that he had a happy family

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I would go for option B, the structure seems parallel to me while remaining concise.

While options D keeps parallel structure too, I find that sentence to be very wordy and unnecessarily long.

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