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Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's preferences for style and format prevail. You will also need to review your own citations and references since WritePoint capability in this area is limited. Thank you for using WritePoint. After reviewing Appendix C there were a few changes that I would have made if I [Place comma before this word if this is the end of the introductory phrase (beginning with "After")] were writing the paper. In the introduction paragraph I would state who is calling the film the most popular film of 2008. Giving more detail to who is claiming this will enhance the effect. Also in the second paragraph the sentences are very wordy. He goes from talking about the differences of the two films to talking about Heath Ledger and his awards. I would leave out the part about the awards. You [Eliminate second person (you, your) in academic documents and avoid addressing the reader directly. Use third-person pronouns (he, she, it, they)] don’t [Contractions are inappropriate in academic writing--write it out] want the reader to be confused [The passive voice is a form of "be" (be) and a participle (confused ). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs officious and tedious to read. Try to use the active voice most often; for example, passive voice = The paper was completed on time. Active voice = the student completed the paper on
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course HCA 220 taught by Professor James during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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