DISCUSSION: This question tests the same thing as question 7: did you understand the differences in tone between the two passages?
Passage A is excited about a new phenomenon. Passage B is a scholarly discussion of how to apply the law to this somewhat less new phenomenon.
You can use the scholarly element in passage B to eliminate wrong answers. Only answers A and D have a scholarly second title.
- This answer’s title for the first article sounds scholarly. The tone of passage A is more like “woah, there’s artificial intelligence here!”.
- Both of these titles describe newspaper stories. But the second passage was scholarly.
Also, the first title should be “Retailers discover e-commerce” and the second should be “how the law applies to e-commerce”
- The first part is pretty good. The second title is not good however. It describes a newspaper article about a debate between scientists.
- CORRECT. The first title has the same tone of discovery. The second title has the same tone of scholarly discussion of how to apply the law to a new area.
- Edward Castronova is notable because he noticed the new online economy. He isn’t a renegade. And the second title describes a newspaper article, not a scholarly article.
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