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# While Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger, his courage in

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While Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger, his courage in the face of physical threats and verbal
attacks was not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery,
Alabama.
(A) not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused
(B) not unlike Rosa Parks, who refused
(C) like (Rosa Parks and her refusal
(D) like that of Rosa Parks for refusing
(E) as that of Rosa Parks, who refused
[Reveal] Spoiler:
a

please post your valuable suggestion. I am totally confused.OG explantion is not convincing.
I chose option E which is wrong. whats wrong with option E?
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24 Oct 2009, 12:04
e is wrong. as followed by a clause, but like by a noun.
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24 Oct 2009, 16:01
TomB wrote:
While Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger, his courage in the face of physical threats and verbal
attacks was not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery,
Alabama.
(A) not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused
(B) not unlike Rosa Parks, who refused
(C) like (Rosa Parks and her refusal
(D) like that of Rosa Parks for refusing
(E) as that of Rosa Parks, who refused
[Reveal] Spoiler:
a

please post your valuable suggestion. I am totally confused.OG explantion is not convincing.
I chose option E which is wrong. whats wrong with option E?

In my opinion, E is wrong because it is not clear who is being modified (Jackie or Rosa).

But the OA sounds awkward to me. Can anybody explain why "not unlike" is correct?
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25 Oct 2009, 00:00
Not clear....
Who is referring to Jackie or rosa or his courage which is actually being compared here....
That of rosa parks, who..... here isn't the subject becomes courage........
Re: sentence correction   [#permalink] 25 Oct 2009, 00:00
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