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Homework Help: English 101

Posted by homework help please. on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 11:27am.

Read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by Roger Ebert
and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Elvis Mitchell

Q: One criterion for an effective evaluation is that the writer explains the criteria on which he or she bases the evaluation. In what ways does Ebert do this? In what ways does Mitchell?

Thinking Rhetorically

Keep in mind the following questions as you read the two reviews of Harry
Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone that follow. Make it a practice to ask yourself these questions in all your readings—personal, academic, and professional—and you will strengthen and sharpen your abilities as a reader and as a writer.

The reading selections that follow are examples of evaluative writing. As you read through the selections that your instructor assigns, consider the following questions:

• How clearly are the evaluative criteria explained?
• To what extent do I agree with the evaluation? Why?
• How well do I understand why the writer evaluated this subject as he did? That is, how clearly has the writer explained his judgment?
• How familiar am I with the subject that is being evaluated? What does my knowledge add to my reading of this text?
• What else would I like to know about the subject being evaluated?
How can I learn more about it?
• How can I use the techniques of evaluative writing, as demonstrated here, in my own writing?

This is what I have so far. I don't know what to write please helppppp.

Roger Ebert speaks like true film nerd- As far as film criticism goes. He does also apply that particular art in to his reviews making more interesting the film. It will be very interesting to see what happens when his show “At The Movies” go On air again. Roger Ebert is one of the most eloquent, insightful and thoroughly accessible film critics around.

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