GRE Text Completion Question 371
Art historians' approach to French Impressionism has changed significantly in recent years. While a decade ago Rewald's History of Impressionism, which emphasizes Impressionist painters' stylistic innovations, was (i)_____, the literature on impressionism has now become a kind of ideological battlefield, in which more attention is paid to the subject matter of the paintings, and to the social and moral issues raised by it, than to their (ii)_____. Recently, politically charged discussions that address the impressionists' unequal treatment of men and women and the exclusion of modern industry and labor from their pictures have tended to (iii)_____the stylistic analysis favored by Rewald and his followers.
|A dispassionate||D style||G espouse|
|B disparaged||E contents||H crowd out|
|C unchallenged||F significance||I significance|
Correct Answer: CDH