When we hear the word “Critical”, for us it resembles to panicking and confusion and that is why we say it is one of the difficult types of essays. It usually is even difficult for students even to start thinking on it. As for many of us, the word “critical” always takes us to a negative state or situation but, fortunately, it is not always true for critical essays. Critical essay papers always reflect skills of the writer. So, critical essay writing requires high critical analysis skills and a definite direction in order to give the essay a proper and solid ending.
A critical essay usually deeply probes a topic, an article or a book. It is very important to mention the information about the writer, editors and the researchers related to critical essay topic. A fine critical essay must contain your own opinion about the subject. Other than your own opinion it is necessary to provide different evidences and data found in related books, articles and websites.
The beginning of a critical essay is given by a brief summary of the author’s ideas and thoughts on the theme followed by the facts and the reasons which support author’s ideas. It also contains author’s openly expressed and implied values and conclusions and suggestions on the basis of author’s point of view.
The next part of a critical essay contains the critical analysis or the evaluation of author’s work. Evaluation of the author’s work in critical essays contains the facts and reasoning. It is important to possess author’s position but consideration of other positions is required as well. A critical essay must be informative as it contains different facts about literary works. The point of view of the author must be supported by evidences.
The closing of the essay is done by providing a solid asserted conclusion restating the title and author’s point of view.
The process of choosing critical essays topics can vary from person to person and they are vast as there are many issues which people like to discuss and mention. For example, you can choose “Democracy” as a topic as different points of view can be given on this topic. At present “Policy of Barack Obama” can be chosen as the topic of critical essay. Similar to these you can write about Islam and the world, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, patriarchy and matriarchy, Effect of George Bush’s strategy on the world, slavery, nuclear war heads, culture and art, literatures, Racism, the role of banks in world crisis and many more.
Any topic which needs a discussion can be used as the topic of you critical essay. Any topic can be chosen but the topic is proper for you only when you have enough knowledge and information about it. All you need is to follow the instructions and start writing on the topic you have chosen.