The following table shows $\left(x, \; y\right)$ values for a linear function. What is the slope of this function?

A. $3$

B. $2$

C. $6$

D. $10$

E. $1$

$x$ | $y$ |

2 | 5 |

4 | 11 |

6 | 17 |

12 | 35 |

A. $3$

B. $2$

C. $6$

D. $10$

E. $1$