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Grammar MC

SkyGirlSkyGirl Posts: 936Registered User Member
edited January 2008 in SAT Preparation
(Not many) < A> authors (have described)<B> the effects of environmental pollution (as effective as)<C> Rachel, whose work is still (a model for)<D> nature writers.

Why C?
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Replies to: Grammar MC

  • CDN_dancerCDN_dancer Posts: 2,579Registered User Senior Member
    It should read:
    Not many authors have described the effects of environmental pollution as effectively as Rachel, whose work is still a model for nature writers.

    "Effectively" is an adverb that modifies the verb "describe," whereas "effective" is an adjective.
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