Writing Exercise #10

Peer reviewing is the process of reading an article and analyzing the main points of it and how the author defended their main points. This is done by dissecting the reading and pinpointing specific areas in the paper such as the, introduction, back ground information, the author’s thesis, research evidence either done by themselves or others, how this affects the point that they are making, and the significance of the evidence provided. Depending on the type of scientific article, this can be done numerous ways. The most important part to highlight what the author is arguing for and the weight of the evidence that they provide. Peer reviews are beneficial because it provides the author feedback on their writing and areas that they can reinforce. Cons of this is dependent on the reader, a person may have certain biases or opinions about the information being presented.

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