Essay Critique: Examples & Overview


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Which of the following statements about essay writing is false?

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1. Textual support in an essay is __________.

2. In an essay, an author's credibility is established when _____________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet tests your knowledge of an essay's components. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know about an essay's thesis, textual support, and author credibility.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • How to establish author credibility
  • An essay's textual support
  • A false statement about essay writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related essay critiques lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding concluding statements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the elements of an essay

Additional Learning

To learn more about critiquing an essay, view the related lesson called Essay Critique: Examples & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify places in an essay for the inclusion of a thesis statement
  • Evaluate an author's use of textual support to establish credibility
  • Recognize elements of an author's conclusion
  • Distinguish an essay's general elements of style, length, tone and purpose