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For question 13 can you detail a bit why answer choice A is incorrect. I get that Newton's Latin writings were neglected by philologists and left to the historians of science who lack philological training. But i thought the words "illuminating scholarship" referring to Milton were very load bearing and I don't see the author giving Milton those attributes.
From the text we are also told that Newtons writings had "more alien and difficult terminology, syntax....", so from the word difficult I thought answer choice A fit quite nicely.
Thanks in advance!
When the author in line 23 tells us we can find "ample guidance," she's saying we can find useful scholarship on Milton.
For (A), remember the passage didn't ask for something that might be true! (While I'd still push back on any characterization of Milton's work as "straightforward"), even if we were to grant that Newton's work is more difficult, the relative difficulty of their writing styles is not the reason that she brought them up as examples. Remember that the purpose of examples is never self-referential; it's always to illuminate the topic at hand. Here, that topic is relative availability of scholarly writing, as pointed out in (E).
Finally, always remember to answer questions before answer choices. I'm confident that your answer would have looked much more like (E) than (A), and would have helped you avoid the bad answer.