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# Unlike modern feminism, which derives much of its strength

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Unlike modern feminism, which derives much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley in her novels made domesticity the basis of women’s liberation.

(A) Unlike modern feminism, which derives much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley in her novels
(B) Unlike the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley’ s novels
(C) Unlike modern feminism, deriving much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley’s novels
(D) Unlike those of the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection
of an oppressive home, novels of Marietta Holley
(E) Unlike those of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley’ s novels
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11 Jan 2006, 00:49
I think the latter.

E) Unlike those ( novels) of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels...

is the best.
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11 Jan 2006, 07:42
[quote="jinesh"]Unlike modern feminism, which derives much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley in her novels made domesticity the basis of womenâ€™s liberation.

(A) Unlike modern feminism, which derives much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holley in her novels (Subject is missing, we are comparing Novels)
(B) Unlike the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels (Wrong comparison)
(C) Unlike modern feminism, deriving much of its strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™s novels (Incorrect)
(D) Unlike those of the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection of an oppressive home, novels of Marietta Holley(Incorrect comparison)
(E) Unlike those of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels (Right comparison)[/quote]

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11 Jan 2006, 15:14
I would go with E too for the correct comparisons.
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11 Jan 2006, 18:43
It is between D and E.

(D) Unlike those of the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection of an oppressive home, novels of Marietta Holley
(E) Unlike those of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels

D and E both imply comparison between novels. E implies that novels are written by feminism, which is incorrect. I would go with D.
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11 Jan 2006, 19:04
(D) Unlike those of the modern feminist who derives much of her strength from rejection of an oppressive home, novels of Marietta Holley
(E) Unlike those of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels

I would go with D too. E compares novel's of feminism with novel's of Marietta Holley.
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11 Jan 2006, 19:07
Tough one...confused between D and E

D for me....
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11 Jan 2006, 21:35
ArashKhurana wrote:
Tough one...confused between D and E

D for me....

Arash,

'D' is grammatically correct but distorts the meaning, voilates llism.

It says, Unlike novels of modern feminist who derives xyz...., novels do something...
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11 Jan 2006, 23:06
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(E) Unlike those of modern feminism, which derive much of their strength from rejection of an oppressive home, Marietta Holleyâ€™ s novels

I also choose E, however, could anyone explain whether this is correct or not?
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11 Jan 2006, 23:13
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I also choose E, however, could anyone explain whether this is correct or not?
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modern feminism, which derive

This is correct. Look at the complete sentence...
"those of modern feminism, which derive"

"which" refers to "those" or "novels", a plural noun, so "derive" is correct!
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12 Jan 2006, 06:14
Good job guys

OA "E"
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12 Jan 2006, 11:11
got it
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