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    Talking What really is a critical description? dying for help!

    Hello all,

    I am told to write an essay providing critical descriptions of research...

    If I am giving descriptions, it should be neutral, right? Criticality should be seen in giving opinions or evaluating research?

    What do you think?

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    Default Re: What really is a critical description? dying for help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    Hello all,

    I am told to write an essay providing critical descriptions of research...

    If I am giving descriptions, it should be neutral, right? No, not if you're asked for a critical description.
    Criticality should be seen in giving opinions or evaluating research? Yes.

    What do you think?

    Thanks
    Description: "The girl is wearing a blue top and green jeans."
    Critical description. "The blue top doesn't go with the green jeans that the girl is wearing. This is a fashion mistake."
    You still describe, but you describe critically.
    For research, you could criticise the research methods (methodology), the premises, the conclusions, etc. while still describing the research.

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