either and repetition of a noun

Is one of this sentence wrong?

This situation creates either arguments for and arguments against putting animals behind bars.

This situation creates either arguments for and against putting animals behind bars.

This first example looks somehow better to me, but I don’t know if second “arguments” isn’t redundant.

Answer

Neither is acceptable: either requires or, not and. What you probably mean is both .. and.

In either case, however, the leading term (both or either) should be placed to take parallel constructions in its scope:

The situation creates both arguments for and arguments against X or
The situation creates arguments both for and against X.

The situation creates either arguments for or arguments against X or
The situation creates arguments either for or against X.

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Source : Link , Question Author : ziolek , Answer Author : StoneyB on hiatus

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