How to write an Article Critique
How to write an article critique is a question for whose answer, you can follow
the steps which are given as under:
Read the article more than once to get an idea what
is written. Try to understand
what the writer wants you to understand. With the reading exercise, you will
get the knowledge of what is written and you will also understand how you can
move forward for the analysis of this article.
Write a summary of the article in your own words. Your summary should be
an extract of the main points that the writer has emphasized in his/her article.
Remember don't try to copy writer's words in the summary as it will come under
plagiarism and plagiarism is termed as academic dishonesty, so, always take
care for this aspect of writing.
After summarizing the article, the next step comes that is of evaluation.
For an article critique, you should seen for the writer's written comments
and extracted information how much has he justified all his claims and thoughts
with proper background information. Evaluation of an article can be done by
reading between the lines to extract what the writer wanted to say and how
has he said it.
In your assessment of the article, highlight the weaknesses
and strong points of the writer of the article. Drag the points out where the writer has successfully
delivered his opinion and also inform about those points where he has lapsed
to write what he wanted to write.
Your article critique should have a conclusion that should give your extracted
result that you have achieved after reading the article again and again. Your
conclusion of the article critique should also contain your summarized assessment
of the article which you have read.