Lesson 3 A2

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Question Description

What I want you to do:

Select and read a theatre review from the New York Times at this link: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/theater/reviews/


Topic

Using one of the reviews you have read as an example, write 100 words on whether it is a critique or a review and describe the difference. Cut and paste the actual review into your submission.

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School: Purdue University

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Critique or Review
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I think that ‘amelie” is a review. This is because the reviewer explains abot the whole
film and he also explains the best parts of the film. For example he heays that the designers of
the film did a good job pointing out the specific designers who did well by mwentioning the
designer for costumes, lighting and the projections.

Critique or Review

Review: ‘Amélie’ Is Easy to Listen To, but Never Really Sings

For a cunning little bauble of an entertainment, the 2001 French film “Amélie” inspired
uncommonly extreme responses. People were usually head over heels about it (“It’s so
cute!”) or violently allergic to it (“But it’s so cute!”).
The mild-mannered musical adaptation of this movie, which opened on Monday night
at the Walter Kerr Theater, is unlikely to stir similar passions. Featuring a book by
Craig Lucas and music by Daniel Messé, with the lush-voiced Phillipa Soo in the title
role, it is pleasant to look at, easy to listen to and oddly recessive. It neither offends nor
enthralls.
Say what you will about its cinematic prototype, directed with an auteur’s flourish by
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, it had style to spare, not to mention the courage of its worldly but
whimsical convictions. In other words, “Amélie” the movie was très, très Français.
“Amélie” the musical seems to have no nationalit...

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Anonymous
Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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