10 Things You Should Know When Writing An Article Review

Some of the things you should know before you begin writing your review:

  • It is not an easy task and you must read the whole article more than one to know the intricate details. Read it more than once so that you know what it is all about. By going through the whole piece you get a good grip of what the author is trying to say.

  • After you have understood what it is all about, you will have to come up with your own explanations. There can be quite a lot of different explanations for one single sentence and you will have to come up with as many of them as possible. Once you understand what the author might want to say, you can get better interpretations and also how it is supposed to be written.

  • Go through some of the critical reviews already written, if it is available. If you are going to work on already popular paper you will get a lot of reviews and critical works. These are good guidelines to help you understand what other people have derived from the article or how people think after reading it.

  • The next thing you should know is how to find out more about the author. Often understanding the socioeconomic background helps you in coming up with new and interesting facts from the review.

  • You will have to get quotes and statements from the author or people who have read the piece.

  • You can also contact some of the established critics and then get to know what their views are about the article.

  • The most important thing is, knowing about the format and guidelines for writing an article review. You should be getting a few templates and sample papers from the internet. This will help you in coming up with decent format that will be easy to understand.

  • Read a few cynical reviews that have been popular over the decades. Doesn't have to be an article reviews. Read some critic's works to compose your paper better.

  • Find out more about the genre in which the article has been written. As this helps in getting a better idea and you can also compare the works with similar articles.

  • Read some of the works by the author as it will also help you in comparison and also know the style better.

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