What is the difference between summarizing, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluation?
First, summarize main ideas of the primary text. Note that you can compose several different summaries, depending on discussed issue. [ Returning to the example of Guy Ritchie, you can make a plot summary, summary of movie themes, of editing, of scenes, etc. You can also summarize what you know about the film in the context. For instance, you can write a summary of film-making
procedures of Guy Ritchie, of challenges he had to meet to make the movie, of actors’ attitudes, of impact of this film to director’s vision, and of contribution this movie made to understand other works of the director. Numerous film critics wrote about Guy Ritchie and his movies. Try to summarize all that you've found and your own knowledge of the topic.
Evaluation process is ongoing one. You start to evaluate a phenomenon (text, movie, etc) the moment you encounter it, and you should keep on evaluating and re-revaluating it as you proceed with you topic. Evaluating a phenomenon is different from simply reacting to it. When you evaluate for academic work, it is important to formulate and support your personal response. What in the text of other research phenomenon can lead to a personal response? What’s not in the text or other expression means that might contribute to the response?
Watching the film, you are certain to experience certain feelings: interest, anxiety, delight, intrigue, and so on. What in the film makes you feel this particular way? Acting? Editing? Music? Lightning? Can you find the moment in the movie which is particularly successful in creating suspense, delight, revelation? Asking yourself these questions, you are leading two intellectual processes: experiencing your personal response and analyzing the phenomenon.
This stage of formulating informed argument includes two processes: consideration of coherent parts of your topic and then tying them together in certain relation to one another or to the whole. ]
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