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According to some records, Carl Sandburg _____ was expelled from West Point Academy

According to some records, Carl Sandburg _____ was expelled from West Point Military Academy because of deficiencies in English.
A. his poetry and literary genius
B. whose poetry and literary genius
C. he was a poet and literary genius
D. poet and literary genius

Note: I feel none of the answers works. The solution says the correct answer is B…
Here is my reading of the sentence with B. filled in:
Carl’s poetry and literary genius was expelled from a Military Academy.
It would be strange if the word “genius” here is used to refer to a relation of Carl. So it can't be that.

If the word is used to mean an unusual ability, then it is also strange. I thought we can only expel a person from a school, not his ability.
Would you accept it as as a grammatically correct and complete sentence?
Thanks

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maybe B. should be "with poetry and literary genius"?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    Yes I would say D

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