Week 4 Team Assignment - Writing in third person is most...

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Writing in third person is most important because it requires you to suspend judgment and present the results of your researches and discoveries without including your own. If writing in first or second person, the writer may include personal opinion and or feelings and may tend to attempt to sway the reader one way or another. Below are the first couple of paragraphs from the review that we chose. All items highlighted in blue are adverbs and the items in yellow are adjectives: The original Karate Kid was an audience-pleasing sleeper that built on word of mouth to become, surprisingly, the fifth biggest hit of 1984. The 2010 remake might become an even bigger smash, but it has just a fraction of the smarts and subtlety that made the original a generational classic. Preteen Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) moves from to Detroit to China with his mother (Taraji P. Henson) after she scores a new job. He feels out of place in his new surroundings, a situation that spirals downward when bully Cheng beats him up for talking to a girl. Dre lives under constant threat of attack until one day when , just before yet another beating, the apartment complex's handyman, Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), appears and rescues him.
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