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June 2007, Passage 2, Question 10

The content provides a detailed explanation on how to approach and solve a comparative detail question on the GRE, specifically focusing on identifying common themes mentioned in two passages.
  • Detail questions require identifying direct quotes or rephrasings from the passages.
  • The correct answer for comparative detail questions must be mentioned in both passages.
  • Human emotion is the correct answer as both passages mention its relation to music.
  • Incorrect answers typically relate to details mentioned in only one of the passages.
  • Identifying the correct answer involves pinpointing specific information directly stated or implied in the text.
Understanding Detail Questions
Identifying Common Themes
Analyzing Incorrect Answers