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Patience Lovell Wright, whose traveling waxworks exhibit preceded Madame Tuscan’s work by 30 years, became well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

(A)well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax
(B)well known as much for having an eccentric personality as for skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(C)well known as much because of her eccentric personality as she was for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(D)as well known for having an eccentric personality as having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.
(E)as well known for her eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
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E it is :) Why did you eliminate other choices ?
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Patience Lovell Wright, whose traveling waxworks exhibit preceded Madame Tuscan’s work by 30 years, became well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

(A)well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax
(B)well known as much for having an eccentric personality as for skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(C)well known as much because of her eccentric personality as she was for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(D)as well known for having an eccentric personality as having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.
(E)as well known for her eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures. PERFECT


None of the options other than E obey parallelism !!
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amitdgr wrote:
Patience Lovell Wright, whose traveling waxworks exhibit preceded Madame Tuscan’s work by 30 years, became well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

(A)well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax
(B)well known as much for having an eccentric personality as for skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(C)well known as much because of her eccentric personality as she was for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(D)as well known for having an eccentric personality as having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.
(E)as well known for her eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.


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ABC are wrong because for "AS MUCH".
D is also wrong for incorrect idiom.
The correct idiom is "as for x as for y".
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Re: SC : Patience Lovell Wright [#permalink]

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amitdgr wrote:
Patience Lovell Wright, whose traveling waxworks exhibit preceded Madame Tuscan’s work by 30 years, became well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

(A)well known as much because of having an eccentric personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax
(B)well known as much for having an eccentric personality as for skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(C)well known as much because of her eccentric personality as she was for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
(D)as well known for having an eccentric personality as having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.
(E)as well known for her eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.


E.
ABC are wrong because for "AS MUCH".
D is also wrong for incorrect idiom.
The correct idiom is "as for x as for y".


@GT - What's wrong with "AS MUCH" in A,B,C ... "as much...as" looks correct to me.
Option E has parallelism error - "as well known for" and "as for" are not parallel. It should be "as well known for" and "as known for".
option "B" looks good to me - "as much for" and "as for" are parallel.
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E is more proper in comparison with B
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easy one :) ... +1 E
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