Writing these types of essays helps you to show your scholarship as well as your capability to engage with scholarly material at a deeper level.

Writing these types of essays helps you to show your scholarship as well as your capability to engage with scholarly material at a deeper level.

Lots of people think of criticism as something which is inherently negative as it highlights what someone else has done wrong. In today’s postmodern world of hyper-sensitivity, many students believe that there is no objective truth and because it might hurt someone’s feelings or disempower them that it is wrong to criticize. This view of criticism is wrong, however, as it takes criticism to weed out bad ideas, fine-tune good ideas, and further scholarship. Ultimately, academic criticism isn’t a negative thing but a confident one, developing a powerful group of insights into scholarship. Continue reading “Writing these types of essays helps you to show your scholarship as well as your capability to engage with scholarly material at a deeper level.”