The main idea of a critical essay is to analyze somebody’s work, being as objective as possible. The object of a critical essay is usually a work related to the arts, most often a literary work. It should be informative and not involve your own feelings towards a person, or their writing, because the main rule in critical essay writing, if you want to get a good mark for it, is to stay impartial about the object of your criticism.
Depending on the complexity of your critical essay, the introduction should contain a few lines to present the topic (state the name of the work and its author), or you can expand it to include brief information on the topic’s background. It is also good to state your position concerning the work, and briefly outline what you are going to include, in the main body. Continue reading How to Write a Critical Essay