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# The Japanese haiku is defined as a poem of three lines with

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The Japanese haiku is defined as a poem of three lines with [#permalink]

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02 Feb 2007, 08:58
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The Japanese haiku is defined as a poem of three lines with five syllables in the first line, seven syllables in the second line, and five syllables in the third line. English poets tend to ignore this fact. Disregarding syllable count, they generally call any three-line English poem with a â€œhaiku feelâ€
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02 Feb 2007, 10:12
I considered A & B.

However, I pick B.

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(B) draws a conclusion that is broader in scope than is warranted by the evidence advanced

The conclusion, "English poets have little respect for foreign traditions", is broader in scope than is warranted by the evidence, which is that English poets disregard the structure of the Japanese Haiku.

But I'm not sure, it's a tough one to me.
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02 Feb 2007, 10:22
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02 Feb 2007, 10:34
I will go with B also.
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02 Feb 2007, 11:01
ll go with B as well
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02 Feb 2007, 11:50
B
draws a conclusion that is broader in scope than is warranted by the evidence advanced

english poets ignore syllable count and therefore english poets dont like foreign traditions.
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02 Feb 2007, 14:30
Between A and B, I go with B
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03 Feb 2007, 09:45
oa is B
03 Feb 2007, 09:45
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