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Sentence Correction: Redundancy - Double Conjunctions or Phrases

Even though computer technology has made creating music easier, however, thinking up and producing high quality material are a matter of knowledge, experience, and talent.

This answer choice is stylistically flawed. Using both Even though and however, which are both opposition words, creates redundancy. The use of a Double conjunction is one of the specific redundancies that should always be corrected.

What helps us identify this redundancy is the following Stop Sign:

Though/Although/Even though/Despite/In spite of... later followed by  but/yet/however/still/nevertheless

This answer choice repeats the original Stylistic flaw. Using both Although and however, which are both opposition words, creates redundancy. The use of a Double conjunction is one of the specific redundancies that should always be corrected.

What helps us identify this redundancy is the following Stop Sign:

Though/Although/Even though/Despite/In spite of... later followed by  but/yet/however/still/nevertheless

While this answer choice corrects the original Redundancy by not using two opposition conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence, it is grammatically incorrect. The verb thinking requires a preposition in order to logically connect to high quality material. One can think up something.

Whenever the first verb requires a preposition after it and the second verb does not, the preposition must not be omitted:

Incorrect: John cares and loves Jane.
Correct: John cares for and loves Jane.

What helps us identify this question as a Split Construction question and identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

A split construction: Verb A + and/or + Verb B + object

Good work!

This answer choice corrects the original Redundancy by not using two opposition conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence.

While this answer choice corrects the original Redundancy by not using two opposition conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence, it creates redundancy with the wordy phrase has made the process of the creation of music.

Even though computer technology has made creating music easier, however, thinking up and producing high quality material are a matter of knowledge, experience, and talent
Even though computer technology has made creating music easier, thinking and producing high quality material are a matter of knowledge, experience, and talent
Although computer technology has made music creation easier, thinking up and producing high quality material, however, are a matter of knowledge, experience, and talent
Computer technology has made creating music easier, but thinking up and producing high quality material are a matter of talent, knowledge, and experience
Computer technology has made the process of the creation of music easier, but thinking up and producing high quality material are a matter of talent, knowledge, and experience