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by GmatKiss » Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:16 am
The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]

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by Calvin123 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 1:45 am
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
+1 for D

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by aspirant2011 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:06 am
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotionshould be seen not only as an internal division ----- parallelism not maintained

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division ----- it should rather be not only as because latter part uses but also as

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division ---- though C is not the best choice but I will call it better than the others

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division ---- I feel there is a parallelism issue in the things marked in red

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
whats the OA????????

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by HSPA » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:10 am
Sorry pressed 'thank' by mistake

for idiom btw X and Y ... X, Y shall be parallel.

X is in indirect form.. Please put down your estimates regarding your efforts for C

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GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotionshould be seen not only as an internal division ----- parallelism not maintained

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division ----- it should rather be not only as because latter part uses but also as

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division ---- though C is not the best choice but I will call it better than the others

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division ---- I feel there is a parallelism issue in the things marked in red

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
whats the OA????????
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by crackinggmat » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:10 am
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
In A between X AND Y , X and Y must be parellel which is not the case .
In B not only as X but also is the correct form ,which is not the case
between C and D raccines's life in the theater is better than thetrical life of raccine
in E again not only as x but also y parallelism is distorted

hence D

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by aspirant2011 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:14 am
HSPA wrote:Sorry pressed 'thank' by mistake

for idiom btw X and Y ... X, Y shall be parallel.

X is in indirect form.. Please put down your estimates regarding your efforts for C

aspirant2011 wrote:
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotionshould be seen not only as an internal division ----- parallelism not maintained

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division ----- it should rather be not only as because latter part uses but also as

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division ---- though C is not the best choice but I will call it better than the others

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division ---- I feel there is a parallelism issue in the things marked in red

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
whats the OA????????
somehow I feel that his life of in option D breaks the parallelism

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by force5 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:22 am
I vote for D.

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by ashutoshkumar7 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:27 am
Option D seems to be correct .

Raccine's life and his life is parallel.
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by arashyazdiha » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:58 am
I vote for C.
1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotionshould be seen not only as an internal division ----- between X and Y ---> X and Y are not parallel

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division ----- as not only X but also as Y is not correct

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division ---- I think if we factor out the life at the end of the end of both parallel parts then there would be no problem--->between theatrical,faithful and devotional life of Raccine, his is properly referring to Raccine.
4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division ---- I think both sides of the parallel structure has no problem because the parallel parts are Raccine's life and his life and the rest are prepositional phrases, however using this kind of 's for possessive forms is a poor use of possessives and also the whole sentence is wordy, so C seems better to me

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division ---- the same problem as 2

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by arashyazdiha » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:00 am
What is the OA, I am not sure if I am right with C, at the second look I am not sure if D is wrong because of what I mentioned

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by GmatKiss » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:14 am
Sorry Guys,

I dont have the OA, will stick with D though!
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by saketk » Fri Aug 26, 2011 10:57 am
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division


IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
I think raccine's life in the theatre is better than theatrical life of Raccine. Hence, I will also choose option D

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by GmatKiss » Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:42 am
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by GMATGuruNY » Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:52 am
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
In B and E, AS not only...but also AS is not parallel. Eliminate B and E.

In A, between how Raccine lived...and his life lacks parallelism. Also, how Raccine lived in the theatre could imply that the theatre was literally Racccine's place of residence. The intended meaning of the sentence is that Raccine WORKED in the theatre. Eliminate A.

C needs to say between THE theatrical life of Raccine. Also, theatrical life could imply that Raccine's life was exaggerated and especially dramatic, one definition of theatrical. The intended meaning of the sentence is that Raccine WORKED in the theatre. Eliminate C.

The correct answer is D.
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by GmatKiss » Sat Aug 27, 2011 4:17 am
GMATGuruNY wrote:
GmatKiss wrote:The duality between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division but also as a possible reason that Raccine, in an age of optimism, selected tragedy as the preferred form.

1) between how Raccine lived in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

2) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen as not only an internal division

3) between theatrical life of Raccine and his faithful and devotional life should be seen not only as an internal division

4) between Raccine's life in the theatre and his life of faith and devotion should be seen not only as an internal division

5) between Raccine's life of the theatre and his faithful and devotional life should be seen as not only an internal division

IMO:[spoiler]D What is your pick![/spoiler]
In B and E, AS not only...but also AS is not parallel. Eliminate B and E.

In A, between how Raccine lived...and his life lacks parallelism. Also, how Raccine lived in the theatre could imply that the theatre was literally Racccine's place of residence. The intended meaning of the sentence is that Raccine WORKED in the theatre. Eliminate A.

C needs to say between THE theatrical life of Raccine. Also, theatrical life could imply that Raccine's life was exaggerated and especially dramatic, one definition of theatrical. The intended meaning of the sentence is that Raccine WORKED in the theatre. Eliminate C.

The correct answer is D.
Now, that makes a lot of sense.
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