In an attempt to attract more tourists, the Swiss government commissioned several life-size fiberglass cow statues,

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In an attempt to attract more tourists, the Swiss government commissioned several life-size fiberglass cow statues, having them decorated by local artists, and set them up on the streets of Zurich.

(A) the Swiss government commissioned several life-size fiberglass cow statues, having them decorated by local artists, and

(B) the Swiss government commissioned several life-size fiberglass cow statues, they were decorated by local artists, and then

(C) the Swiss government commissioned several life-size fiberglass cow statues, had them decorated by local artists, and

(D) several life-size fiberglass cow statues were commissioned by the Swiss government, decorated by local artists, and then

(E) several life-size fiberglass cow statues, commissioned by the Swiss government, were decorated by local artists, and they


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Can anyone please explain why B is wrong?

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IMO "C"
A" is wrong because "having them" over here is not parallel with "set them up "
"B" - use of They is ambiguous
"D" and "E" are out as they have the problem of misplaced modifier
Let is "A" and "C"

so only left for me is"C"