Date:18.05.2016, 04:27 Two Typical Organizational Formats for Summary/Response Essays: 1. Present the summary in a block of paragraphs, followed by the response in a block: Intro/thesis Summary (two to three paragraphs) Agreement (or disagreement) Disagreement (or agreement) Conclusion Note: Some essays will incorporate both agreement and disagreement in a response, but this is not mandatory. The summary should take up no more than one-third the length of the work being summarized. The Response: A response is a critique or evaluation of the author's essay. Unlike the summary, it is composed of YOUR opinions in relation to the article being summarized. Because you always must start with a text, all five chapters of these chapters have these three paragraphs in common. To see more about how to start with a text, please go to the brief summary and resource page " How to Start Your Paper by Reading." If you are not starting with a text but rather a subject, much of. In a summary in particular, you need to read carefully for the structure the author is using. Look for the main thesis or subject of the paper and the primary supporting reasons for this thesis.
He was working for. Newsday, a Long Island paper, and was assigned to write about Moses's plans for a new bridge that was widely regarded as a very bad idea. Caro wrote a series of articles exposing the shortcomings of the scheme.