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Analyse

To analyse a text or argument is not simply to describe it, but to identify its most important elements and to show how they work together to produce a certain effect or support a certain conclusion

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Assess

To assess a statement or a document is to make a judgement about it - a judgement that is supported by evidence

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Compare

Identify similarities and differences

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Contrast

Bring out differences

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Discuss

Explore a topic, statement or text from several angles, showing that you understand its implications

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Evaluate

To assess the value of a document or artefact as evidence for something, or to assess the truth of a certain statement

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Examine

Look closely at a topic, statement or text, exploring its significance and implications

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Explain

Interpret and give reasons for

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Analysis Question 1 Exam A340

A good answer to question 1, should enable you to construct an argument which, addresses the specific question asked , without getting distracted by a description (detailed explanation) of the source DON'T WTRITE THREE INDIVIDUAL SOURCE ANALYSES! AND ADDRESS THE SPECIFIC ISSUES YOU HAVE BEN ASKED ABOUT!

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Analysis Question 2 & 3 Exam A340

Your answers should take the form of an essay, with an introduction and a conclusion. Have arguments that support your conclusion and ANSWER THE QUESTION!