Writing a Critique<br />
Be sure to read several times<br />Underline, circle words that you notice<br />Organize as you go<br />READ thoroughly<br />
What do you observe?<br />How might your observation lead you to draw a conclusion about the work?<br />Use Inductive Reas...
Find out where the work was first published<br />Find out something about the author<br />Think about his/her likely audie...
Does he or she use pathos? Ethos? Logos? Or some combination?<br />Look for rhetorical modes<br />
Voice?<br />Audience?<br />Purpose?<br />Ideas?<br />Details?<br />Now, go through VAPID<br />
Organize by rhetorical points (VAPID) rather than in the order of essay<br />Avoid summary, but use specific examples<br /...
Establish the framework for your essay<br />Now, you are ready to write the first draft<br />Don’t forget your thesis and ...
According to Ellen Ullman, we are “Dining With Robots.”  The general idea is that with our long hours at work, well organi...
Don’t forget to revise<br />If possible, leave some time between revisions.<br />Write and Revise<br />
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Writing A Critique

3,060 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
1 Comment
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
3,060
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
854
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
30
Comments
1
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Writing A Critique

  1. 1. Writing a Critique<br />
  2. 2. Be sure to read several times<br />Underline, circle words that you notice<br />Organize as you go<br />READ thoroughly<br />
  3. 3. What do you observe?<br />How might your observation lead you to draw a conclusion about the work?<br />Use Inductive Reasoning<br />
  4. 4. Find out where the work was first published<br />Find out something about the author<br />Think about his/her likely audience(s)<br />Consider “para” text<br />
  5. 5. Does he or she use pathos? Ethos? Logos? Or some combination?<br />Look for rhetorical modes<br />
  6. 6. Voice?<br />Audience?<br />Purpose?<br />Ideas?<br />Details?<br />Now, go through VAPID<br />
  7. 7. Organize by rhetorical points (VAPID) rather than in the order of essay<br />Avoid summary, but use specific examples<br />Start to construct TEA paragraphs<br />Organize your points<br />
  8. 8. Establish the framework for your essay<br />Now, you are ready to write the first draft<br />Don’t forget your thesis and that your intro should be more than one sentence!<br />Construct Thesis<br />
  9. 9. According to Ellen Ullman, we are “Dining With Robots.” The general idea is that with our long hours at work, well organized lives and automated lifestyles we lose human qualities and are becoming robots. She questions the idea of building robots versus becoming the robots. Our “appetites” for making life easier with robots becomes a reality check. When looking in the mirror, we no longer see ourselves but the robots we have become<br />
  10. 10. Don’t forget to revise<br />If possible, leave some time between revisions.<br />Write and Revise<br />

×