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# To enjoy exploring marine life in general, and so that they could lear

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To enjoy exploring marine life in general, and so that they could learn in particular about the ways in which certain sea animals possess “human” traits, the university’s school of oceanography offered supervised summer field trips for the elementary school children in the area.

A. To enjoy exploring marine life in general, and so that they could learn in particular about the ways in which certain sea animals possess “human” traits

B. To stress the enjoyment of marine life in general, and particularly the ways in which certain sea animals are “human”

C. In order to teach young people about the “human” traits of certain sea animals, and to provide them an opportunity to enjoy marine exploration in general

D. Because marine life in general shares certain “human” traits

E. From general marine life to the specifically “human” possessions of sea animals

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Answer must be C, because that is the only choice which speaks sense and in which the modifier is not misplaced. In A, the modifiee namely the school seems to want to enjoy marine life and to learn.... Less said is better about B,D,and E.
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Here is my take.

A can not be the answer as so that is used to indicate cause-effect relationship.

B- sea animals are not human, they possess human traits.

C- seems correct.

D- they arranged field trips not because marine life shares certain traits but because they wanted kids to learn about it. Changes the meaning.

E- incorrect use of from X to Y idiom. It doesn't explain what is from X to Y as noun following opening modifier is school.

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