Book Review Guidelines

the do's and don'ts.........as discussed in class....................

Do:

* Author and title
* Write a bit about the author
* Brief plot summary
* Good opinion
* Would you recommend this book and why?
* Clear explanation
* Correction to other similar writers
* Any prevalent themes
* Genre of book
* What they thought was strong and why
* Pros and cons
* Quotes

Donít:

* Use as a platform to spread personal views
* Vicious personal attacks against the author
* Opinion without good reason
* The ending
* Rambling
* Long summaries
* Off-topic answers
* Incompletion
* One-sided
* Bias
* Only stars
* Generalized statements based on one or two actual answers
* Personal symbolism interpretation

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Posted by Pamela at September 26, 2007 3:35 PM
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