GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - M2IUR0YL71VEQ3WXA

A hallmark of certain nineteenth-century mystery novels was the reform agenda of their authors, who ostensibly sought to expose economic injustice while depicting the seamy underside of urban life. In reality, however, these claims to a radical political agenda were often (i)____________ meant to give lurid thrillers the appearance of (ii)____________. A. authentic B. escapist appeal C. complicated D. high-minded purpose E. disingenuous F. gripping suspense