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PrepTest 73, Passage 3, Question 18

The content focuses on dissecting a GRE question about the main function of a paragraph within a passage, specifically identifying the correct answer through elimination and understanding of the paragraph's content.
  • The question pertains to identifying the purpose of the first paragraph in a passage.
  • The first paragraph introduces critics and Marcuse's views on advertisements, which the author disagrees with.
  • Incorrect answer choices are eliminated by understanding what content is actually covered in the first paragraph versus what is not.
  • The correct answer is identified as describing Marcuse's views on the negative aspects of advertising.
  • The process emphasizes the importance of closely reading and understanding the passage to accurately answer GRE questions.
Understanding the Question
Analyzing the Paragraph's Content
Eliminating Incorrect Answers
Identifying the Correct Answer