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    The story is about how loyalty to a friend can
    create a moral crisis, but where it challenges
    conventional values.
    (A) crisis, but where it challenges conventional
    values
    (B) crisis, whereas conventional values are
    challenged
    (C) crisis in which conventional values are
    challenged
    (D) crisis, and the reason is that their chal-lenge of conventional values
    (E) crisis because in it there are challenged
    conventional values

    Hello; In this exercise, letter c is correct only because ''in which...'' has an explaining role? In general, using no comma between dependent clauses is not correct, right?
    Last edited by GuilhermeRM; 26-Sep-2012 at 15:36.

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    Re: Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by GuilhermeRM View Post
    The story is about how loyalty to a friend can
    create a moral crisis, but where it challenges
    conventional values.
    (A) crisis, but where it challenges conventional
    values
    (B) crisis, whereas conventional values are
    challenged
    (C) crisis in which conventional values are
    challenged
    (D) crisis, and the reason is that their challenge of conventional values
    (E) crisis because in it there are challenged
    conventional values

    Hello; In this exercise, letter c is correct only because ''in which...'' has a explaning role? In general, using no comma between dependent clauses is not correct, right?
    "...a moral crisis. A crisis in which conventional values are challenged."

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    #3

    Re: Sentence

    A better title would have been Crisis.


    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: Sentence

    But the correct answer is appointed to be: ''The story is about how loyalty to a friend can
    create a moral crisis in which conventional values are
    challenged ''. To put a comma after ''crisis'' will change the meaning, not turn it wrong, right? In general, we must use commas to separate dependent clauses; However, in such case, inserting a comma would change the meaning. Am I correct? Thank you.
    Last edited by GuilhermeRM; 28-Sep-2012 at 14:43.

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