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SC....typical one.
by Bishweshwar Pradhan - Monday, 9 November 2009, 07:24 PM
  Patience Lovell Wright, whose travelling waxworks exhibit preceded Madame Tussaud's work by 30 years, became well known as much because of having an eccentirc personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

A)well known as much because of having an eccentirc personality as for having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

B) well known as much for having an eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures

C)well known as much because of her eccentric personality as she was for her skillful wax renderings of poular public figure

D)as well known for having an eccentric personality as having skillfully rendered popular public figures in wax.

E) as well known for her eccentric personality as for her skillful wax renderings of popular public figures.
Re: SC....typical one.
by vyshnavi R - Tuesday, 10 November 2009, 10:11 AM
  Choice E


A-- Bad parallelism
because of ...not parallel to for

C--same issue as choice A

'because of ' is a phrase and 'she was ...' is a clause


D--wordy

Anyone please explain your take?
Re: SC....typical one.
by Bishweshwar Pradhan - Thursday, 12 November 2009, 10:25 AM
  Does the combination " became as well known " sound correct ?
Re: SC....typical one.
by Vishal Jain - Thursday, 12 November 2009, 10:57 PM
  Choice B
Re: SC....typical one.
by sushmitaTG TEAM - Friday, 8 November 2013, 01:03 PM
  Hi,
E is the correct answer.
Options A, B and C have parallelism error.
Option D is eliminated for the usage of the word "having", which gives ambiguous meaning to the sentence.
Hence, option E.

Re: SC....typical one.
by dronae targus - Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 10:52 PM
  My take option E