ACT Reading 2.3 Social Science Passage

ACT Reading 2.3 Social Science Passage. In what context would you expect to see this passage?

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context in which it might appear.

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We'll nix the easiest one first.

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The passage never mentions anything about capitol punishment, so it would be a pretty

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bad addition to a chapter focusing on the subject.

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Choice (D) is out of the running.

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This passage is zeroed in on criminal sociology, making it an unlikely candidate for a book

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on a topic as broad as the social history of nineteenth-century Europe.

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Yeah, Ok. We'll just go ahead and cross out choice (C).

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Ferri spends a lot of time introducing concepts, but not a lot of time summing up the points

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that he's already made.

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Therefore we're more likely to find this passage in an introduction than a conclusion.

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This eliminates (B) and makes (A) the right answer.

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Hm. We take back what we said about this question being deep.