GRE Question of the Day (May 21st)

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As Shipton makes clear, there has never been a single ―authentic‖ style of jazz conclusively superior to all others. Louis Armstrong is the only figure whose stylistic innovations achieved anything like (i)_____ currency, and Armstrong himself, for all his extraordinary originality, was only one of a number of musicians who helped shape the language of early jazz. Accordingly, Shipton presents his history of jazz not as a(n) (ii)_____succession of great men but as an overlapping series of stylistic movements, each of which he describes with a(n) (iii)_____ of taste.

Blank (i) Blank (ii) Blank (iii)
depreciated linear circumscription
universal divergent exclusivity
parochial interwoven catholicity


Correct Answer - B, D and I - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer)

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