Evaluation of Sara Whites Critique

  • First Bullet
    • Topic: Some key points weaken the authors success in proving human biology allows us to be good.
    • Purpose: To show the key points, and explain how they do this.
    • Audience: Average reader.
  • Second Bullet:
    • Topic: The intro was short, hard to get a good idea of what is going to be covered in the critique, needs more of an introduction to the author and topic.
    • Purpose: The purpose was fulfilled.
    • Audience: The language of the critique was at a good level throughout the critique

  • Fourth Bullet:
    • the paper introduces the passage and author under analysis
    • does not provide background material to help your readers understand the relevance or appeal of the passage
    • states the author's main argument
    • does not state the point(s) that you intend to make about the author's main argument?
    • states the thesis

Does the paper's opening
  • introduce both the passage under analysis and the author?
  • provide background material to help your readers understand the relevance or appeal of the passage?
  • state the author's main argument?
  • state the author's purpose for writing?
  • state the point(s) that you intend to make about the author's main argument?
  • state the thesis?