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# Early critics of Emily Dickinson’s poetry mistook for simple

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Early critics of Emily Dickinson’s poetry mistook for simple [#permalink]  11 Jan 2017, 08:00
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Early critics of Emily Dickinson’s poetry mistook for simplemindedness the surface of artlessness that in fact she constructed with such _____.

□ astonishment

□ craft

□ cunning

□ innocence

□ naivete

□ vexation

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B and C

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Re: Early critics of Emily Dickinson’s poetry mistook for simple [#permalink]  13 Jan 2017, 08:19
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Both “craft” and “cunning” mean “cleverness”, which fit the bill and create a logical contrast to the critics’ mistaken impression of Dickinson’s poetry. Thus the correct answers are Choices B and C
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