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Teenagers Are Nuts!

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(13) So your heightened sense of anxiety, plus your need to get a “rush” might help explain why the top three things that kill teenagers are accidents, homicide and suicide.

THIS QUESTION ASKS ABOUT THE FIRST PARAGRAPH AS A WHOLE.

In the above sentence, the writer changes to the second person point of view (your). If this sentence were revised so that the second person pronoun were replaced with the pronoun "one's," the paragraph would

A

not change in any meaningful way.

B

distract the reader by the grammatically incorrect shift in point of view.

C

reassure the audience reading Paragraph #2 that not all teenagers have an increased propensity for irrational behavior.

D

have less impact and not relate as directly to the teenage audience or reader of the essay.