Summary/Critical Analysis Essay
Write a “summary/critical analysis” essay that includes: (a) a summary (approximately 200 words) of an essay and (b) a critical analysis to that same essay in which you speak back to the text from your own critical thinking. As you formulate your own analysis, consider the author’s rhetorical strategies, style, and ideas. When you analyze, you explore how the text tries to influence its readers rhetorically
For this particular assignment, spending time on additional research is actively discouraged.
Format: Adhere to MLA guidelines. Use 11-12 Times New Roman, double space, and have 1 inch margins.
Final Version: The final version must be reader-friendly, well-structured, and focused. You must submit the final version of your essay to turnitin.com to receive credit for the essay.
Grading Criteria: I will evaluate your essay, which should be at least 4 pages long, according to the following criteria: ï‚· applies the techniques of summary writing and critical analysis writing ï‚· effectively uses the strategies for composing and revising ï‚· effectively organizes information (if you know what a five-paragraph essay is, please note that such a structure is inadequate to meet the demands of this assignment) ï‚· employs clear and precise sentence-level rhetoric (grammar and style) ï‚· integrates sources appropriately and adheres to MLA guidelines for documentation
this is the reading I have to summarize/critically analyze.
|Due By (Pacific Time)
||10/28/2015 11:00 pm