critical analysis

critical analysis

Read the article “What’s the Difference Between a Frat and a Gang?” and write a 300-word critical analysis. Consider the following questions (these are just guides, and you should feel free to address any aspect of the article that interests you):

Who is the author?
Where was the article published?
What is the thesis or main claim made by the author?
What other claims does the author make so support the main claim?
What outside sources does the author reference?
Who do you think the author’s intended reader is?
Highlight the key points of the author’s argument.
Do you agree with the author’s thesis?
Explain why or why not.
Do you agree with the author’s supporting claims?
Explain why or why not.
Did you agree or disagree with the author from the start?
Was the author unconvincing in some way?
Do you have any evidence that contradicts the author’s claims?
Finally, how does this relate to current events in the United States?




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The article, “What’s the Difference Between a Frat and a Gang?” is written by Ibram X. Kendi published in his hometown Jamaica, Queens (Ibram, 2018). The author brings in the idea of how the society views a fraternity and a gang, and what are some of the differences and similarities of the two groups regarding how they operate and how the society judge them separately.

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