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Book: Academic Writing Step by Step

Chapter: The Critique and the Persuasive Synthesis

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24704


In this Unit, you will be able to see: ■■ How a Counter-argument functions as an element within a Critique; ■■ How several Critiques may be strung together to form a Persuasive Synthesis; ■■ What your role would be as an author in putting together a Critique and writing a Persuasive Synthesis.

Chapter Contributors

  • Christopher N Candlin ( - book-auth-6) 'Macquarie University'
  • Peter Crompton ( - book-auth-731) 'University of Sharjah'
  • Basil Hatim ( - book-auth-732) 'University of Sharjah'