The author mentions "crimes of passion" in line 3 primarily in order to

Aaron on March 17, 2021

Why is it B instead of C?

I got this question right on my practice test and then selected the wrong answer in blind review

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Emil on October 21 at 02:27PM

I think the main issue with C is that the author is trying to focus on what a deliberate crime is in the first paragraph. The end goal is to help the reader understand what he is referring to, and the fact that not all crimes can be deterred feeds into the broader goal of defining what is a deliberate crime.