Re: pronouns in resumes

Subject: Re: pronouns in resumes
From: Janet Swisher <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Erik Hare <wabbitoid47 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 22:29:20 -0500

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Erik Hare <wabbitoid47 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> > From: Combs, Richard <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
> > I dislike both those options. Eons ago, I was taught to
> > write experience
> > descriptions using sentences with an implied subject (I):
> Isn't an implied subject a form of passive voice?

No, it's not. "Leaped tall buildings" is still active, even without an
explicit subject. Passive voice would be "Tall buildings were leaped". Nor
is the use of an implied subject an attempt to avoid agency. The agent is
clear from context.

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