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# Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an

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Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles, even though these fans were born long after the heyday of this great group.

Jill: It is immaterial when a person was born. good music is good no matter when it was created or whrn its fans were born.

This conversation offers the most support for the claim that Jack and Jill agree on which of the following statements:

a) Appreciation of great music is possible for people of all ages.
b) Great art trascends time
c) The Beatles´s career, although great, was tragically short
d) Beatle music is and was very good musi
e) Nostalgia is an important part of a band's reputation

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15 Dec 2008, 09:03
netcaesar wrote:
Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles, even though these fans were born long after the heyday of this great group.

Jill: It is immaterial when a person was born. good music is good no matter when it was created or whrn its fans were born.

This conversation offers the most support for the claim that Jack and Jill agree on which of the following statements:

a) Appreciation of great music is possible for people of all ages.
b) Great art trascends time
c) The Beatles´s career, although great, was tragically short
d) Beatle music is and was very good musi
e) Nostalgia is an important part of a band's reputation

Tricky question.
I've firstly come up with three alternatives; A, B, and D. And I've identified two words from each person; appreciation / good music. A is not right because it's Jill's point only. D seems too general and is not quite in line with Jack's and Jill's. So I went to B.
I am always finding difficulties in selecting a right answer for this type of question...need to get improved...
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15 Dec 2008, 09:24
i will go with D
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15 Dec 2008, 11:02
I will go with D.
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15 Dec 2008, 15:13
A,

D is wrong, there is no support evidence suggests Jill thinks Beatles are good. On the other hand, both agree good music were appreciated by people of all ages.
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15 Dec 2008, 21:57

Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles, even though these fans were born long after the heyday of this great group.

Jill: It is immaterial when a person was born. good music is good no matter when it was created or whrn its fans were born.
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16 Dec 2008, 07:33
IMO D.

first one: young crowd likes Beatles music even though they born after the beatles era.

second: good music will be loved regardless of how old it is...

so conclusion is: beatles music is good (satisfies both premises).
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16 Dec 2008, 09:10
I go with A
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17 Dec 2008, 10:57
D is somewhat extreme(very good. It is appreciated and it is good but to say its very good , i dont know i wont go for it)
B - This is said only by Jill.
A- Both Jack and Jill are talking about appreciation
My ans is A
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17 Dec 2008, 12:33
netcaesar wrote:
Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles, even though these fans were born long after the heyday of this great group.

Jill: It is immaterial when a person was born. Good music is good no matter when it was created or when its fans were born.

This conversation offers the most support for the claim that Jack and Jill agree on which of the following statements:

a) Appreciation of great music is possible for people of all ages.
b) Great art trascends time
c) The Beatles´s career, although great, was tragically short
d) Beatle music is and was very good music
e) Nostalgia is an important part of a band's reputation

D: Torn between A and D but finally choose D cuz "Beatle music is and was very good music". Therefore many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles.
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17 Dec 2008, 18:15
What's the OA?
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17 Dec 2008, 18:48
I'm going with A. D is close too, but great group does not necessary equal good music
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17 Dec 2008, 18:49
I would say A
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18 Dec 2008, 22:53
regardless of the correct answers beatles rock

let it be E here is why:

Jk says: Appreciation
Jl says: Good music

One can appreciate non "good music" but one can't say "good music" and not appreciate.

netcaesar wrote:
Jack: Many discerning fans of our generation have an appreciation for the music of Beatles, even though these fans were born long after the heyday of this great group.

Jill: It is immaterial when a person was born. good music is good no matter when it was created or whrn its fans were born.

This conversation offers the most support for the claim that Jack and Jill agree on which of the following statements:

a) Appreciation of great music is possible for people of all ages.
b) Great art trascends time
c) The Beatles´s career, although great, was tragically short
d) Beatle music is and was very good musi
e) Nostalgia is an important part of a band's reputation

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Re: CR: Beatles   [#permalink] 18 Dec 2008, 22:53
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