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# The themes that Rita Dove explores in her poetry is

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The themes that Rita Dove explores in her poetry is universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally deals with racial issues.

A. is universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally deals

B. is universal, encompassing much of the human condition, also occasionally it deals

C. are universal, they encompass much of the human condition and occasionally deals

D. are universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally dealing

E. are universal, they encompass much of the human condition, also occasionally are dealing
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28 May 2009, 20:19
OA is D.

maintaining plurality.
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29 May 2009, 10:37
nightwing79 wrote:
The themes that Rita Dove explores in her poetry is universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally deals with racial issues.

A. is universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally deals
B. is universal, encompassing much of the human condition, also occasionally it deals
C. are universal, they encompass much of the human condition and occasionally deals
D. are universal, encompassing much of the human condition while occasionally dealing
E. are universal, they encompass much of the human condition, also occasionally are dealing

D for correct SV agreement and modifying phrase.

A/B has verb issue.
C and E are run-on.
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29 May 2009, 20:10
For C and E , I thought that "they" can not be used for themes /things , is that correct
and that is how I got D.
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