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Unlike Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartók founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.

(A)
(B) Schoenberg and his 12-tone system which dominated
(C) Schoenberg, whose 12-tone system dominated
(D) the 12-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated
(E) Schoenberg and the 12-tone system, dominating

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When you see words like unlike, like, In comparison with, Compared to etc two things should come to mind:

1) Proper Comparison : Apples with Apples; oranges with oranges.
2) Parallelism

In our problem, Schoenberg's system is compared with Bartok.

Unlike Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartók.......

This is incorrect. The comparison should be either between Schoenberg and Bartok or between Schoenberg's system and Bartok's system

A is out
B adds additional comparison ( Schoenberg and his system should be compared to Bartok and his system :) )
D and E can also be eliminated.

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Thank you Crick!!! All clear..
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C
We are comparing something to Bartok. That something should be equal in value which would be another person. C clearly states that Schoenberg is being compared.
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Unlike Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartók founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.

(A)
(B) Schoenberg and his 12-tone system which dominated
(C) Schoenberg, whose 12-tone system dominated
(D) the 12-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated
(E) Schoenberg and the 12-tone system, dominating
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The answer to this question is C:

A. Incorrect comparison - compares the 12 tone system to a person.

B. This is also an incorrect comparison because it is comparing Schoenberg and his 12 tone system to Bartok.

C. This clearly states the comparison between people - "Schoenberg and Bartok."

D. Again, comparison is incorrect.

E. Compares Schoenberg and 12 tone system to Bartok - illogical comparison.
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Comparison category and comparatively Easy.
Got C in 35 seconds. 8-)
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Unlike Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartók founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.

(A)
(B) Schoenberg and his 12-tone system which dominated
(C) Schoenberg, whose 12-tone system dominated
(D) the 12-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated
(E) Schoenberg and the 12-tone system, dominating

NEED HELP!!!


Can anyone explain me?

Thank you.. :)


We want to compare Schoenberg with bartok
So straight out - A,D
E- wrong meaning
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Unlike Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated the music of the postwar period, Bartók founded no school and left behind only a handful of disciples.

(A) Schoenberg's 12-tone system that dominated – Wrong comparison
(B) Schoenberg and his 12-tone system which dominated - Wrong comparison
(C) Schoenberg, whose 12-tone system dominated - Correct
(D) the 12-tone system of Schoenberg that has dominated - Wrong comparison
(E) Schoenberg and the 12-tone system, dominating - Wrong comparison
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