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Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Mexican painter Frida Kahlo drew inspiration from her Mexican heritage, where she incorporated native and religious symbols into her work.

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Hint

The information in this sentence can be effectively expressed without the use of a pronoun.

Question of the Day

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18
2014
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Correct 19,138
Incorrect 15,561
55% correct

Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Mexican painter Frida Kahlo drew inspiration from her Mexican heritage, where she incorporated native and religious symbols into her work.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (D) is correct. It avoids the error of the original by eliminating the relative pronoun “where,” which does not logically refer to anything else in the sentence, and by reducing the needlessly wordy “she incorporated” to “incorporating.”