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31 Jan 2009, 04:40

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31 Jan 2009, 07:53
B. You spoted the first part but missed the second part, "and made it.......", that is fixed by/in B.
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31 Jan 2009, 09:57
I'll go with D

Every other choice has a modifier issue. The word immediately after comma must be a modifier. Since the subject in the first sentence is 'drama', the drama's name should come immediately after comma

A,B,C can be eliminated. D and E remain

E has 'it' and there is no clear referent. Is it referring to drama or the award???

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31 Jan 2009, 10:47
GMAT TIGER wrote:
B. You spoted the first part but missed the second part, "and made it.......", that is fixed by/in B.

I think I too missed first part and now realize that D looks better than B.
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31 Jan 2009, 10:53
Is it E ? Its the modifier problem."A raisin in the Sun" is rightly modified by "the first successful drama" in first clause
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31 Jan 2009, 11:43
Clear D. The choice is between D and E. But, in E, "later made it" has wrong usage.
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31 Jan 2009, 20:44
agree with unpugged and scthankur.

same logic..

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01 Feb 2009, 02:52
OA is D. Can any1 explain wht is wrong with B?it begins with the drama name.
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01 Feb 2009, 04:11
It doesn't begin with the drama's name but with the year.

B is wrong solely because of 'in 1959'

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01 Feb 2009, 14:21
unplugged wrote:
It doesn't begin with the drama's name but with the year.

B is wrong solely because of 'in 1959'

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