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FirstAssignment_004 - First Assignment - Summary and...

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First Assignment - Summary and Critique The summary and critique is due on January 24 th and is to be 3-5 pages long. Shorter than the minimum is not acceptable, longer than the maximum by more than a page is also not acceptable. Part of the point of the assignment is to summarize and critique succinctly. Don’t underestimate the challenge of summarizing a source, it may seem straightforward, but it is fairly difficult. The summary should cover both the main thesis of the source and several of the main points of the argument. You should choose one of the readings from this course as your source. My lecture summaries are examples of what you are shooting for, but in written form rather than in point form summary. The critique is a bit tougher, but again, this is part of the challenge of the assignment. Although you may get lucky and get inspired immediately, the only other way to come up with a critique is to read and think about the source for a while. This assignment thus gauges your ability to analyze text. There are several kinds of critique you can make:
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