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Why Writers Do Not Use 1st or 2nd Person in Academic Writing

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Please assist with the assignment. I have been trying to answer this question, but I keep getting confused on the answer.

Academic writing standards generally condemn the use of first- and second-person pronouns such as I, me, my, you, and your. Why do you think this is the case?

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This explains why writers do not use 1st or 2nd person in academic writing.

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I view academic writing standards as varying between each academic field.

Essentially, most fields are anti-first and anti-second person pronouns because these words indicate bias, subjectivity, and personalization, while research-based writing is based on fact.

Secondly, these rules have been taught so strictly from the primary grades that many writers may not understand when the proper time is to use these pronouns. Amateur writers ...

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