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HOW TO WRITE A CRITIQUE

WHAT IS A CRITIQUE?

A critique is a paper that gives a critical assessment of a book or article.

SUMMARY

Summarize the author's purpose and main points/evidence cited that are used for back up.

Are the article and the evidence still valid or are they outdated, leading to an invalid conclusion? Was the author successful in making his/her point?

STEPS

Begin by reading the book or article and annotate as you read. Note the author's main point/thesis statement. Divide the book/article into sections of thought and write a brief summary of each thought in your own words.

REVIEW & EVALUATE

To critically review the piece, ask the following questions: What are the credentials/areas of expertise of the author? Did the author use appropriate methods to gather the evidence? Was the evidence used by the author accurate? Does the author's use and interpretation of this evidence lead the reader to the same conclusion? Did the author build a logical argument? Is there other evidence that would support a counter-argument?

CONCLUSION

Wrap up by: Stating whether you agree with the author. Back up your decisions by stating your reasons. Give a general opinion of the work.

INTRODUCTION

Start your critique with sentences giving the following information: Author's name Book/Article title and source Author's thesis statement

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