that may be offensive, whether true or not. There are also book-cliches (A must-read) and music cliches (a feast for the ears) to be aware. Context means the surrounding cultural environment and also the historical surroundings of a subject. If any subject is appropriately scrutinized, there will be found both positive and negative elements. Example from the above Platoon review: There are no false heroics in this movie, and no standard heroes topic sentence; the narrator is quickly at the point of physical collapse, bedeviled by long marches, no sleep, ants, snakes, cuts, bruises and constant, gnawing fear. Stronger reviews start with a declarative statement about the subject, but dont directly repeat the thesis. You have to practice few essays before you go to the exam. Instead, for writing an essay, the knowledge gained after thoroughly preparing for the General Studies papers is sufficient. A taste-decision doesnt demand sound reasons to support. This movie doesn't know what it wants. The best film of the year/ever.
Your complete thesis should then follow naturally from the introduction. The opposite is also true. 1 billion people are overweight. "Criterion" Versus "Premise" The difference between criteria and premises (main reasons) is like this: a criteria, for instance, to judge the category of science fiction films, is "special effects." Special effects, however, is not a "reason" to support a judgment. Your job as an evaluator is not to tell the reader what the story is about, but instead to explore the reasons why the story is good or not; thus, the body of the essay should deliver focused examples that support your premises/ reasons why. Do this for all three of your premises, and note that 3 is simply a place to begin/. Now it carries 250 Marks, same as for other General Studies papers. The criteria, or standards, differ because the positions differ. For instance, not all movies have the same evaluative criteria.