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Martha Graham, who was an American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces both influenced by the works of Armenian theatre director Rouben Mamoulian and Russian-born operatic tenor and stage director Vladimir Rosing; however, the themes she explored were quite different from those of her contemporaries.

a Martha Graham, who was an American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces both influenced
b Martha Graham, the American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces that were influenced both
c American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham, who created almost two hundred dance pieces influenced
d American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham created almost two hundred dance pieces that were influenced
e American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham created almost two hundred dance pieces influenced both
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devikeerthansr wrote:
Martha Graham, who was an American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces both influenced by the works of Armenian theatre director Rouben Mamoulian and Russian-born operatic tenor and stage director Vladimir Rosing; however, the themes she explored were quite different from those of her contemporaries.

a Martha Graham, who was an American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces both influenced
b Martha Graham, the American modern dancer and choreographer, created almost two hundred dance pieces that were influenced both
c American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham, who created almost two hundred dance pieces influenced
d American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham created almost two hundred dance pieces that were influenced
e American modern dancer and choreographer Martha Graham created almost two hundred dance pieces influenced both


A- Incorrect both
B - same as A
C - influenced + by the works - wrong structure
D - Correct
E - Incorrect both
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We do not need both in the answer choices.Both actually changes the meaning.We use both to refer to two things or people together:

Both those chairs are occupied.(The two chairs are occupied.)

But both can also refers to the subject or object of a clause

In the question both was as the object pronoun and wrongly modifying two hundred dance pieces.

So A,B and E are out.

Between C and D ,C doesn't have any verb.

So D is the right answer.
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Why is b wrong

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Because 'two hundred dance pieces' gets modified here.
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Why is b wrong

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B changes the meaning ...it says the works inuenced both by a and b.

D says it correctly..

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