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Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he once turned a broken goblet into a dinner bell and a cake mold into a lamp.

(A) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he
(B) Alexander Calder, for whom old pieces of junk was often made into sculpture, believed in recycling at home and
(C) A believer in recycling at home, sculptor Alexander Calder often made use for old pieces of junk in his art; he
(D) Alexander Calder, for whom sculpture was often made from old pieces of junk, also believed in recycling at home, for example, he
(E) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art, also believed in recycling at home; he

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Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he once turned a broken goblet into a dinner bell and a cake mold into a lamp.

(A) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he ---- 1. The first part of the sentence is a fragment. 2. And also is wordy.


(B) Alexander Calder, for whom old pieces of junk was often made into sculpture, believed in recycling at home and -- totally altered intent. In addition, an old piece of junk is an S-V error.

(C) A believer in recycling at home, sculptor Alexander Calder often made use for old pieces of junk in his art; he -- made use for old pieces is wrong; "use of' is the correct idiom.

(D) Alexander Calder, for whom sculpture was often made from old pieces of junk, also believed in recycling at home, for example, he --- 1. This is a comma splice; 2. altered intent.

(E) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art, also believed in recycling at home; he --- the correct choice
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Originally posted by daagh on 05 Nov 2019, 10:58.
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Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he once turned a broken goblet into a dinner bell and a cake mold into a lamp.

(A) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art and also believed in recycling at home; he ---- 1. The first part of the sentence is a fragment. 2. And also is wordy.


(B) Alexander Calder, for whom old pieces of junk was often made into sculpture, believed in recycling at home and -- totally altered intent. In addition, an old piece of junk is an S-V error.

(C) A believer in recycling at home, sculptor Alexander Calder often made use for old pieces of junk in his art; he -- made use for old pieces is wrong; "use of' is the correct idiom.

(D) Alexander Calder, for whom sculpture was often made from old pieces of junk, also believed in recycling at home, for example, he --- 1. This is a comma splice; 2. altered intent.

(E) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art, also believed in recycling at home --- the correct choice


Can u please help me understand how the underlines part of sentence in option E before Semicolon in complete sentence
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(E) Sculptor Alexander Calder, who often made use of old pieces of junk in his art, also believed in recycling at home; he



Calder is the subject. Then there is a noun modifier in the form of a relative clause starting with 'who' and ending with art. The verb of the first clause is "also believed" in recycling at home. Then there is the semicolon. The second IC with 'he' as the subject is followed by its own predicate.
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PS: There was a typo in my earlier posting. I had missed 'the semicolon' and the word 'he' and I have since amended the typos.
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