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Composition

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases.
Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Artistic Choice as an Aspect of Talent

“Child with a Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, NYC 1962,” Diane Arbus
Contact Sheet and “Child with a Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park”

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

The child is clearly central to the composition as his body is sharply in (4) focus, while the background of the trees, grass, walkways, park benches and other park visitors are not.

A

NO CHANGE

B

focus, because

C

focus while

D

focus, and so