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# Like the 1890s Populists who exalted the rural myth, so

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7. Like the 1890s Populists who exalted the rural myth, so urban leaders of the 1990s are trying to glorify the urban myth.
(A) Like the 1890s Populists who exalted the rural myth,
(B) Just as the Populists of the 1890s exalted the rural myth,
(C) The Populists of the 1890s having exalted the rural myth,
(D) Just like the rural myth was exalted by the Populists of the 1890s
(E) Populists of the 1890s were exalting the rural myth, and
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15 Dec 2005, 08:51
...as X exhaulted...Y trys to glorify...

As for the correct comparison.

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15 Dec 2005, 09:03
It should be 'B'

"Just as...so", coming across this idiom second time today!
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16 Dec 2005, 13:11
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yup Just as..... so..... is the correct usage.

so B is The OA.
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17 Dec 2005, 03:02
B is the best. It uses the correct idiom "Just as....so..."
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26 Jul 2007, 20:47
notice the tense change!

Just as
the Populists of the 1890s exalted the rural myth,
so
urban leaders of the 1990s are trying to glorify the urban myth.
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27 Jul 2007, 17:06
B, use of Idiom Just as so...
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27 Jul 2007, 20:38
B

Not just because it used "just as.. so". But also because the tense change is perfect considering that the periods of comparison are different.
27 Jul 2007, 20:38
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