Comparative Analytical Summary of 2 Articles Instructions:
Using the two scholarly articles uploaded, write a Comparative Analytical Summary demonstrating how both articles treat the same topic and how the two articles contribute to the ongoing conversation in the field. Your comparative summary should be at least (2 pages). The purpose of this exercise is to help you get beyond the need to use a secondary source to simply support your own opinion. Rather, it is meant to challenge you to understand how academic writing is a “conversation” in which you to can participate.
Comparative Analytical Summary of 2 Articles
1. Start with your summary submitted in Module 3.
2. Summarize the second article on the same topic with an eye on how it might be similar, but different in its treatment of the topic.
3. Add a final paragraph after your second summary that analyzes the two in terms of their different treatments of the same issue. Try to go beyond simply saying that one agrees or disagrees with the other. Rather, aim at constructing your evaluation of how they are “conversing with one another” about the issue/topic.
4. Add a final paragraph answering the question: How has this assignment affected your thinking about your topic?