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# Q: In Swansea of Dylan Thomas' boyhood, Welsh was understood

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Q: In Swansea of Dylan Thomas' boyhood, Welsh was understood by a third of the inhabitants.
(A) In Swansea of Dylan Thomas' boyhood
(B) In the Swansea of Dylan Thomas' boyhood
(C) There in Swansea in the boyhood of Dylan Thomas
(D) At the time of Dylan Thomas' boyhood in Swansea
(E) In the boyhood of Dylan Thomas' Swansea

A: B
Why B? Why not D or A??
Why the Swansea, not Swansea??

Need clarification..Thanks!

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23 May 2004, 04:19
Swansea here is qualified by, of Dylan Thomas' boyhood, so it must have a definite article before it.
Example: - The London of Shakespere is different from the London of today.

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30 May 2004, 03:32
Thanks Suresan...I got it!

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