This essay Jasmine Smith has a total of 716 words and 3 pages.
Critical writing is " is not necessarily writing about the topic in a negative way; it is simply making sure that you have considered all sides of the argument . " ( It means to actually think about what a piece of literature means and find a way to express what it means to one. Writers have many responsibilities when it comes to writing. When writing a piece of work one has to consider who the audience is, what the topic is and reason to write on the topic. When these are applied a well written piece will be created.
Lets first discuss what a critical writer is. A critical writer must be able to demonstrate an ability to think critically about the sources of information such as text books, academic papers as well as academic websites. A critical writer must do more than simply take information from other sources and use it to construct an answer. Faith Aidele advocates her students to be critical writers . She is excited about , " Getting students excited about ideas and the world and relating to it through writing. (Golden 44) Aidele feels it is her duty to introduce her students to reading and writing cr itically. She feels that if she is giving her students the tools to become critical writers, they will use them and create a well written piece.
Critical writing must simply consider all sides of the argument. Critical writing can also be thought as a balanced presentation of reasons why the conclusion of other writers may be accepted or may need to be treated with caution; a clear presentation of your own evidence and argument leading to your conclusion. The goal of a critical writing is to offer a text or interpretation of some aspect of a text or situate. critical writing is also beneficial because it helps develop analytical skills w hile crafting a sound argument. The writer must add their own thoughts contemplate the meaning and value of a particular text and analyze important issues.
The responsibilities of a writer are important to understand . A writer is to inform the reader on what the topic is and express their point in a clear concise manner. Some writers feel that their voice is heard through their writing and feel the need to inform their audience of their opinions. In "The Word" by Marita Golden, Faith Aiedele says," Well, for me it's about entering the conversation and having an opportunity to find a perspective that may not have been represented yet. And one of the reasons I love memoirs so much is that it's a form that upends the traditional power structure of who gets to write history and whose voices get to be heard." (Golden 44) It is important to Faith Aidele to inform her readers on her ideas. She believes writing is an easy way to get an audience and enter many conversations. I believe it is more important for writers to address and persuade their audience of each writers values. The audience is the most important to a writer. If a writer does not have an audience no one is listening to them, therefore their work is in vain.
Writing can be both structural as well as freely flowing. Writing is very tricky in the way it is judged. Sometimes a piece can be well put together but lack textual evidence. This makes the piece seem unethical and unscholarly. Writing can also have too much textual evidence and not enough opinions or thoughts of the writer itself. Writing is conceptually building off of another writer's thoughts to form your own. That is how most writer' s start any paper. Faith Aidele states, "Patricia Hampl says in her essays that it's politically important for us to create a narrative of who we are as individuals and who we are nationally, and if we don't, someone else will do it for us. (Golden 44) This is where critical writing comes into play. A critical writer takes the information and transform it into their own tp create a piece that reflects them.
Golden, Marita (2011-01-11). The Word: Black Writers Talk About the Transformative