Unformatted text preview: then focus on the major claim. • Be precise in describing the scope or crux of the argument; avoid generalities of the type “the author thinks the stock market was important.” • Identify the supporting points given in the article. • Come up with at least one critical assessment point for the article. Critical assessment refers to the questioning of the validity and strength of an argument. [Remember our discussion of critiquing the Samuelson article.] Everyone should be able to at least identify an area of questioning....
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