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# Unlike that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingames

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Unlike that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s innovative study relies not on the
records of White slave owners but on the records of the salves themselves, especially the
70 or so autobiographies and memoirs that have been preserved.
A. that of earlier words on slavery, Blassingame’s
B. that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his
C. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his
D. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s
E. the earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his

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17 Apr 2009, 06:45
Sorry It's A).

parallellism: "study" (that of - refers to study) with "study"
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17 Apr 2009, 19:55
IMO D

Unlike that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s innovative study relies not on the
records of White slave owners but on the records of the salves themselves, especially the
70 or so autobiographies and memoirs that have been preserved.
A. that of earlier words on slavery, Blassingame’s -->that does not refer to anything in the second clause
B. that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his --> same error.Besides, the 2nd clause is not parallelled compared with the 1st clause when putting Blassingame to the subject
C. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his --> same second error as (B)
D. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s --> the best
E. the earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his --> same second error as (B)
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19 Apr 2009, 09:43
Hi mates,

IMO D

the only one that follows //ism

A out: words?
B out: comparing "that of earlier works" with a person. Besides, what's the reference of "that"?
C out: comparing "works" and a person
E out: same as in C

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19 Apr 2009, 23:15
tenaman10 wrote:
Unlike that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s innovative study relies not on the
records of White slave owners but on the records of the salves themselves, especially the
70 or so autobiographies and memoirs that have been preserved.
A. that of earlier words on slavery, Blassingame’sthat of earlier works.... is not parallel with study..
B. that of earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his
C. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his
D. earlier works on slavery, Blassingame’s
E. the earlier works on slavery, Blassingame in his

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B,C,And E are out because of comparison problem.
between A & B, A compare child of work with study.. which is wrong.
IMO it is D.
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20 Apr 2009, 00:21
D is the only sentence parallel.

OA?
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20 Apr 2009, 08:11
should be D.

in A "that" has no referent.

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