GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - LF47ZO3Q0NE407Z2A

To function as (i)____________, literary critics must write well. A badly written book review is worse than a badly written political speech or greeting card, a badly written review is (ii)____________, like a barber with a terrible haircut. If critics cannot write well, how can they authoritatively recognize and promote good writing? A. soothsayers B. self-aggrandizing C. evangelists D. self-knowing E. iconoclasts F. self-defeating