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A Critique of A Novel

• The analysis aims at critical responding and evaluating its
• A critique of a novel is a type of college papers that gives a
critical assessment of literary works.
• It’s a systematic analysis discussing a book’s validity and
evaluating its worth.
The Structure
• Introduction
Introduce the novel and its author
Present its purpose
Summarize the author’s key ideas/findings
Share your reaction to the work (thesis statement)
The Structure
• Body
Give a brief synopsis of the book
Use 3-5 points to support your thesis statement
Illustrate points by using evidence from the book (quote/paraphrase)
Develop your arguments
The Structure
• Conclusion
Summarize your points
Restate your thesis
Offer recommendations