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According to Reading and Writing in College and beyond; a summary is a condensed version of a piece of writing. It presents the main points and key support in a brief form and in your own words. An analysis breaks down the points of a piece of writing and considers how they relate to each other. A synthesis pulls together information from two or more sources to make a new point that the individual sources have not provided. An evaluation is your informed judgment about a reading or an issue. It considers the
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Unformatted text preview: reading or issue independently and also in terms of what else you have learned about it. The main difference of summary, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation are a summary you are telling someone what something is about. Analysis you are explaining how something works together. Synthesis you are bringing together information from several sources to make a new point. Evaluation you are telling someone the why you liked or disliked something, making an informed and supported judgment....
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