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    #1

    The controversial writer was popular

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    The controversial writer was popular among the readers but hated by his colleagues and literary critics because he often talked about them disparagingly.

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    Re: The controversial writer was popular

    I would use "the critics" instead of "literary critics" in that sentence.

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