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Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - Ambiguity

Jane, who sings, loves and appreciates Madonna, but John thinks that she is a mediocre singer at best

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. The pronoun she is ambiguous because it agrees with more than one noun. It is unclear whether she refers to Jane or Madonna

What helps us identify this question as a Pronoun question as well as identify the ambiguity mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Every pronoun in the underlined part of the sentence or after it

In addition, this answer choice is stylistically flawed. Replacing the single word but with the two-word phrase even though creates redundancy.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. The pronoun she is ambiguous because it agrees with more than one noun. It is unclear whether she refers to Jane or Madonna

What helps us identify this question as a Pronoun question as well as identify the ambiguity mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Every pronoun in the underlined part of the sentence or after it

In addition, this answer choice creates a grammatical mistake: the singular subject John does not agree with the plural verb think.

While this answer choice corrects the original ambiguity mistake, it creates a grammatical mistake: the singular subject John does not agree with the plural verb think.

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This answer choice corrects the original ambiguity mistake and does not create any other mistakes. Note that replacing the word but with yet does not change the original meaning because but and yet have the same meaning.

This answer choice is stylistically flawed. The pronoun she is ambiguous because it agrees with more than one noun. It is unclear whether she refers to Jane or Madonna

What helps us identify this question as a Pronoun question as well as identify the ambiguity mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Every pronoun in the underlined part of the sentence or after it

Madonna, but John thinks that she is a mediocre singer at best
Madonna, yet John thinks that Madonna is a mediocre singer at best
Madonna, but John think that Madonna is a mediocre singer at best
Madonna even though John thinks that she is a mediocre singer at best
Madonna, but John think that she is a mediocre singer at best