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John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents,

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John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home, they featured elaborate meals of local fish and lobster, famous guests, and late nights.

(A) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home, they featured

(B) Parties were held in one of the most social U.S. president’s home, John F. Kennedy, and they featured

(C) John F. Kennedy, who was one of the most social U.S. presidents in his family home, held parties that featured

(D) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home that featured

(E) In his family home, John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties that featured
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John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in
his family home, they featured
elaborate meals of local fish and lobster, famous
guests, and late nights.

(A) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many
parties in his family home, they featured
- run on sentence
(B) Parties were held in one of the most social U.S. president’s home, John
F. Kennedy, and they featured - awkward and meaningless

(C) John F. Kennedy, who was one of the most social U.S. presidents in his
family home
, held parties that featured - meaning change, suggesting John was the most social U.S. presidents among the family home members(implied)

(D) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many
parties in his family home that featured non underlined part incorrectly refers to the home

(E) In his family home, John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S.
presidents, held many parties that featured - non underlined part correctly refers to the party

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deucebigalow wrote:
John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in
his family home, they featured
elaborate meals of local fish and lobster, famous
guests, and late nights.

(A) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many
parties in his family home, they featured

(B) Parties were held in one of the most social U.S. president’s home, John
F. Kennedy, and they featured

(C) John F. Kennedy, who was one of the most social U.S. presidents in his
family home, held parties that featured

(D) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many
parties in his family home that featured

(E) In his family home, John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S.
presidents, held many parties that featured


I think you can easily eliminate A,B and C for the following reasons:
A) run on sentence
B) modifier is wrong-home is being modified by John F. Kennedy
C) changes the meaning of the sentence
This leaves us with D and E. I am leaning towards E because I think the placement of "in his family home" in D is incorrect. In D, the sentence is saying that the home featured elaborate meals... rather than the parties featured elaborate meals...
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deucebigalow wrote:
John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home, they featured elaborate meals of local fish and lobster, famous guests, and late nights.

(A) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home, they featured

(B) Parties were held in one of the most social U.S. president’s home, John F. Kennedy, and they featured

(C) John F. Kennedy, who was one of the most social U.S. presidents in his family home, held parties that featured

(D) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home that featured

(E) In his family home, John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties that featured



(A) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home, they featured - incorrect meaning

(B) Parties were held in one of the most social U.S. president’s home, John F. Kennedy, and they featured - passive and same error as A.

(C) John F. Kennedy, who was one of the most social U.S. presidents in his family home, held parties that featured .- incorrect meaning

(D) John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties in his family home that featured - again meaning problem

(E) In his family home, John F. Kennedy, one of the most social U.S. presidents, held many parties that featured - correct
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