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Holidays are important to everyone. They boost your spirits.

a. Correct

b. Shift in person

I would say it is correct, but then again isn't Everyone a singular prnoun?

2.
After the teacher collected our essays, she told the students that she would return
the graded papers on Wednesday.

a. Correct

b. Shift in person

B. I would say Shift in person since the the narrator is talking about US

3. (Points: 2)
Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday because it is the day when you honor your
sweetheart.

a. Correct

b. Shift in person

B shift in person, it went from I to You?

4. Since you can live cheaper off campus, I am looking for my own apartment.

a. Correct

b. Shift in person

B. Shift in person because it went from You to I

5. (Points: 2)
I often go to the library to study so I can get away from the noise at home.

a. Correct

b. Shift in person

This is correct.Right?


6. (Points: 2)
Jerry and (she, her) wouldn't believe any of my stories.

a. she

b. her

It is defo Her. right?
7. (
(We, Us) Persian Gulf veterans are proud of our service.

a. We

b. Us

This is kind of hard, would it be US?

8. (Points: 2)
The angry bull chased (we, us) hikers across the meadow.

a. we

b. us

Definately b.US

9. (Points: 2)
Tell the delivery boy to give the package to Jack or (I, me).

a. I

b. me

Definately b.me

10. (Points: 2)
Dan received a higher grade on his first essay than (I, me).

a. I

b. me

A. I, it is definately I . Correct?

Could you please reassure me with my answers

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  1. 1. There is a shift in person there. Do you see it?

    2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 -- I agree with you.

    6, 7 -- I disagree.

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  2. Correct: 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10

    Incorrect: 2, 6, 7,

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  3. So for 6 it is She?
    but that does not sound right

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  4. Ms. Sue is right - 2 is incorrect.

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  5. How is 2 incorrect?
    and isnt 3 wrong?

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  6. I agree with your choices for 2 and 3.

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  7. In question 2, there is a shift in person, which occurs with the words "our" and "students". It is not clear as written whether the narrator is one of "the students".

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  8. For #6, would you say "Her wouldn't believe any of my stories"?

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