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#17 - The purpose of a general theory of art is to explain

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I was able to eliminate all the answer choices that were unsupported and choose (D). But I was wondering, would this answer be acceptable if this were a MUST BE TRUE question, not a MOST STRONGLY SUPPORTED question?

PS. Would answers (A) (B) and (C) be broad generalizations made from the statements on premodern general theories?
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Yes, (D) would still be the right answer if they changed the stem here. With (A), (B), and (C), there are problems with each one that knock them out so I wouldn't say they are broad generalizations that are true (they are broad generalizations, just not ones supported by the statements above).

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