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We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are

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We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.
(B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent.
(C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent.
(D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent.
(E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent

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(C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent.
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C in IMO

it is ||...we need to make sure we have which, which is a pronoun before each item to make it ||....
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Yup, agree with 'C'.

We need 'in which' with each parallel clause to make it more clear (to modify "world" & not "crime").
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New post 27 Nov 2005, 21:09
Hmm, my answer is B.

Doesn't all the "whiches" make the sentence sound redundant?

Which clearly is used to modify "world" in B....
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Hmm, my answer is B.

Doesn't all the "whiches" make the sentence sound redundant?

Which clearly is used to modify "world" in B....


I agree.. C makes it a wordy sentence. ...
I would go with B.

What is the OA?
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New post 28 Nov 2005, 12:24
I think C is wordy too.

so B should be the right choice.
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C is best because of parallelism
in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent.
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I would go with C. We would require which to maintain paralelism.
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OA is C

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What is wrong with B?

"in which" is part of a prepositional phrase. If we start the parallelism after "in which" we are using parallel fragments. Also without “in whichâ€
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We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.
(B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent.
(C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent.
(D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent.
(E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent



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