CAHSEE ELA Writing: Modifiers and Passive Voice, Problem 2. How should this sentence be changed, if at all?
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...and then... obliterate it.
We don't like passive voice any more than we like passive people.
So when we come across a sentence like this that doesn't just come out and say what the
subject of the sentence... did...
...we have to rewrite it so that it is instead in the active voice.
Ted was performing the action... not the newspaper.
So... what is the gist of this sentence?
Ted wrote a newspaper article, right?
Right. So we need to just come out and say that.
Our answer is A.
As in, "Atomic explosion."