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Running head: ONLINE: WRITING IN FIRST PERSON 1 Why Writing in First Person is Important in College Writing Alex Serrano New Mexico State University
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Running head: ONLINE: WRITING IN FIRST PERSON 2 According to McKinney Maddalena, she claims that scientists use “I” more often in research reports, nowadays. In her informative essay, she tells us that “writing in various academic and professional contexts needs to be more flexible, sophisticated, and subtle than writing for high school English classes.” In our college writings, we should start using first- person pronouns in our formal academic writing, where appropriate. Using first-person pronouns can help support a good written argument by giving it more objectivity and integrity, clarifying stances, stating ownership, helping with rhetorical sophistication, and so much more. In the scientific article, “The Last Choice” by Time magazine, the article spends time
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