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What is a review?

a piece of writing that gives an opinion about how good something is


Where are reviews publicised? How does this effect the review?

  • lots of different publication
  • exam will tell you where
  • this affects audience and therefore how you wqill rite it 
  • for example, teen mag can be funny or chatty 
    • broadsheet newspaper would be serious and informative


What is the purpose of the review?

  • could have several purposes
  • needs to entertain
  • inform, based on your opinion
  • might need to advise whether to person should read



how detailed should it be?

not interested in detail

more just your own opinion


focus on interesting bits

use sophisticated language