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OG_VPR # 9 In her startlingly original writing, she w

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In her startlingly original writing, she went further than any other twentieth- century author in English (perhaps in any language) in (i) _________ literary language and form, (ii) _________ stylistic conventions, and (iii) _________ a rich and diverse structure of meaning.




Blank iBlank iiBlank iii
a) reinventingd) undoingg) replicating
b) canonizinge) overpraisingh) borrowing
c) stabilizingf) misunderstandingi) introducing




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Re: OG_VPR # 9 In her startlingly original writing, she w [#permalink] New post 26 Sep 2016, 06:39
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The writer’s work is described as startlingly original, and the sentence specifies three ways in which the author achieved this originality. Therefore each blank must be filled with a word that reflects innovative rather than conventional ways of writing. For Blank (i), the choice must be “reinventing,” because neither “canonizing” nor “stabilizing” would indicate a break with traditional forms or language. Blank (ii) must contain a word that describes the writer’s relationship with convention; “undoing” is the only one that reflects originality. Blank (iii) likewise requires a word that conveys the novelty of the writer’s work. Both “replicating” and “borrowing” suggest a derivative approach to writing, so they are incorrect.
“Introducing” implies that the writer’s structure is new; therefore it is the correct choice. Thus the correct answer is reinventing (Choice A), undoing (Choice D), and introducing (Choice I).
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