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# Over his 65-year life span, Hughes, one of Americas most

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Over his 65-year life span, Hughes, one of America’s most enduring writers and a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s, will have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.

A. will have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
B. is publishing hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
C. would have published hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
D. will publish hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.
E. would publish hundreds of poems, plus novels, short stories, autobiographies, librettos, essays and children’s books.

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30 Jul 2009, 13:24
At first glance I thought A. But this sentence suggests this guy is dead. So A is out. If he were currently living, A could be a possible choice.

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30 Jul 2009, 14:00
Between C and E, I would go with E.
I think there is no need to make it a perfect tense. Simple past would do it.

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30 Jul 2009, 20:06
Its between C and E

I go with C.
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30 Jul 2009, 20:41
OA is E

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30 Jul 2009, 23:44
I don't like none of the options
E stands out but a simple past suffices here
Would generally talk about the possibilities or possible occurrences

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01 Aug 2009, 07:58
e
would have is used in if clauses

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