English 101 Essay #5

Summary and Critique

Begin by reading:

The writing assignment:

Special Notice:

To fulfill this assignment, you will be submitting TWO pieces of writing: a summary and a critique. The summary and the critique will deal with the same essay (Don’t switch from Ehrenreich to Easterbrook or vice versa).

Summary assignment:

Choose one of the articles above and write a brief summary (150–200 words).

Critique assignment:

Using the same article you summarized, write a four-page objective critique.

Mechanical details:

Due dates:


This summary is worth 25 points.


  1. Analyzing your draft—bring your rough of Essay #5 to class: Monday, April 25, 2022
  2. Peer Editing: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
  3. Final Copy Due: Friday, April 29, 2022

This critique is worth 100 points.

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Revised 1/2/22 • Page author: Curtis Allen • e-mail: callen@ashland.edu.