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How do you write a summary and review essay?
- Read the article, one paragraph at a time.
- For each paragraph, underline the main idea sentence (topicsentence).
- When you finish the article, read all the underlinedsentences.
- In your own words, write down one sentence that conveysthe main idea.
Also to know is, what is a summary and response essay?
Writing Effective Summary and Response Essays.The Summary: A summary is a concise paraphrase of allthe main ideas in an essay. A response is a critiqueor evaluation of the author's essay. Unlike thesummary, it is composed of YOUR opinions in relation to thearticle being summarized.
Correspondingly, how do you start a review essay?
The introduction to a review essay indicates thegeneral line of argument that the essay writer will pursue.Use your opening paragraph to situate the book in the context inwhich it is written, identify the author's main thesis andapproach, and preview your own critical response.
A good summary of an essay should probablyinclude the main idea of each paragraph, and the main evidencesupporting that idea, unless it is not relevant to the article oressay as a whole. A summary does not need a conclusion, butif the original ends with a message to the reader this should notbe left out.