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Intar, the oldest Hispanic theater company in New York, has moved away from the Spanish classics and now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors who live abroad and of those in the United States.


(A) now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors who live abroad and of those

(B) now draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors, both those who live abroad and those who live

(C) it draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors now, both those living abroad and who live

(D) draws now on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and who are

(E) draws on the works now of both contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and those

The original sentence properly uses and to separate the ideas...My doubt is how is it a run-on sentence??

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Intar, the oldest Hispanic theater company in New York, has moved away from the Spanish classics and now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors who live abroad and of those in the
United States.

(A) now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors(X) who live abroad and of those (Y) -
(B) now draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors, both those who live abroad(X) and those who live(Y) - this
(C) it draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors now, both those living abroad and who live
(D) draws now on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and who are
(E) draws on the works now of both contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and those


Concept tested:
1. usage of Both X & Y - X & Y grammatically ad logically parallel - - Only A and B have correct . c,d , e eliminated
2. usage of IT - It can refer to Intar or new york or company - A and C eliminated
3. Ellipsis - of contemporary Hispanic authors(X) who live abroad and of those [who live] - those should be followed by who live - A, D, E eliminated
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Doubt regarding D.

both x and y

x= of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad - Authors living abroad
and
y = who are living - refers to the authors that are living

Why aren't X and Y parallel ??




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Intar, the oldest Hispanic theater company in New York, has moved away from the Spanish classics and now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors who live abroad and of those in the
United States.

(A) now it draws on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors(X) who live abroad and of those (Y) -
(B) now draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors, both those who live abroad(X) and those who live(Y) - this
(C) it draws on the works of contemporary Hispanic authors now, both those living abroad and who live
(D) draws now on the works both of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and who are
(E) draws on the works now of both contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad and those


Concept tested:
1. usage of Both X & Y - X & Y grammatically ad logically parallel - - Only A and B have correct . c,d , e eliminated
2. usage of IT - It can refer to Intar or new york or company - A and C eliminated
3. Ellipsis - of contemporary Hispanic authors(X) who live abroad and of those [who live] - those should be followed by who live - A, D, E eliminated
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Doubt regarding D.

both x and y

x= of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad - Authors living abroad
and
y = who are living - refers to the authors that are living

Why aren't X and Y parallel ??



X starts with "of", Y does not start with "of" - moreover, the relative pronoun "who" should have an antecedent. The correct parallel structure would be:

...both (of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (of those who are..) correct.

Alternatively the preposition "of" can be placed outside the parallel structure:
of both (contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (those who are....) correct.
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New post 04 Dec 2016, 19:02
Many many thanks for your explanation! Just a small clarification

So when we write the sentence as: those who are --- what is the antecedent that who refers to? Is it referring to authors by virtue of 'those' ?
I just assumed that who refers to authors even without 'those' in the sentence



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cuhmoon wrote:
Doubt regarding D.

both x and y

x= of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad - Authors living abroad
and
y = who are living - refers to the authors that are living

Why aren't X and Y parallel ??



X starts with "of", Y does not start with "of" - moreover, the relative pronoun "who" should have an antecedent. The correct parallel structure would be:

...both (of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (of those who are..) correct.

Alternatively the preposition "of" can be placed outside the parallel structure:
of both (contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (those who are....) correct.
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cuhmoon wrote:
Many many thanks for your explanation! Just a small clarification

So when we write the sentence as: those who are --- what is the antecedent that who refers to? Is it referring to authors by virtue of 'those' ?
I just assumed that who refers to authors even without 'those' in the sentence



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cuhmoon wrote:
Doubt regarding D.

both x and y

x= of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad - Authors living abroad
and
y = who are living - refers to the authors that are living

Why aren't X and Y parallel ??



X starts with "of", Y does not start with "of" - moreover, the relative pronoun "who" should have an antecedent. The correct parallel structure would be:

...both (of contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (of those who are..) correct.

Alternatively the preposition "of" can be placed outside the parallel structure:
of both (contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad) and (those who are....) correct.


The pronoun "who" does not refer to the same "authors" (contemporary historic authors) stated earlier in the sentence - it refers to some other "authors" (who live in US). Demontrartive adjectives "that" and "those" can create such a copy of a noun previously used in a sentence.

The car you have is costlier than that I have.
Here "that" creates a new copy of "car"; it does not refer to the same "car" mentioned before. Similarly "those" does not refer to the same "authors", but it creates a new copy of "authors", and "who" refers to this new copy. Without "those", "who" would erroneously refer to the previous "authors".
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New post 18 Dec 2018, 01:18
In choices A and C, it intrudes between the halves of the compound verb has moved... and [now] draws to introduce a new grammatical subject, thereby creating a run-on sentence: the inclusion of it requires a comma after classics to set off the new independent clause. The placement of now is awkward in C, and the construction living abroad... and who is not parallel in C and D. Misplacement of words creates ambiguity in E: for example, the positioning of both immediately before the phrase describing the authors suggests that there are only two contemporary Hispanic authors living abroad. The logical word placement and parallel phrasing of B, the best choice, resolve such confusions. Hence, B is the answer.
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