Grammar Question and Answer: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to ...

After reading a page in Oxford Seminars, an ESL course, I was confused about the "mistake" in the following sentence:

Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African Americans have endured.

So, I asked the question on Wordreference:

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=2438089&p=12262747

the answer boils down to this explanation:

"Modern linguists prefer to work using concepts such as discourse analysis, in which the topic is clearly Toni Morrison, and it is legitimate for a pronoun to refer back to this implied topic. Also, “Toni Morrison’s genius” can be rewritten as “The genius of Toni Morrison”, which makes the relationship obvious. This conforms to the common-sense view of the way English works. " -- http://www.worldwidewords.org/articles/ar-pos1.htm

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