- Wed May 17, 2017 6:38 pm
Hey there L, happy to shed a little light if I can. The best reason for rejecting answer A, in my opinion, is that our author does NOT see Webster's artistic vision as flawed at all. Certain critics did, because they viewed him through the lens of the Elizabethan morality play, but our author is saying that those critics were wrong about him. Instead, he tells us, we should view Webster as being more in keeping with the Italian dramas and their moral complexity.
While answer D does seem a bit tentative, it's the best answer of the bunch. Webster's conception of tragedy was not "as heavily influenced by the morality play's model of reality as were his Elizabethan contemporaries." That text is enough support for us to take answer D over the other four choices.
I hope that was light enough! Keep at it, we'll be here if you need us again.
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