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 Posted:   Apr 29, 2020 - 9:17 AM   
 By:   nicholediaz   (Member)

So have you been assigned to write a book review or a book report? Hopefully, you’re not one of them, but many new students have worked hard on their writing assignments about a book they read and turned in their paper only to find out that what they wrote was a book report and not a book review as the instructor had asked. So, I’ll ask again, have you been assigned a book review or a book report? If you don’t know the difference, then don’t leave this page just yet. Keep reading to find out.

So which should we talk about first - the book review or the book report? Let’s start with the simpler of the two; the book report, some advice from https://meowessay.com/ service. The book report is essentially a summary of the book that you have read for the paper. It also must include information about the book such as the author’s name and the date and place it was published. Sometimes biographical information about the author is also included.

The book review, on the other hand, requires analysis of the book. In the book review, the purpose is not to summarize the plot of the book but rather to analyze certain elements of the book such as its theme or use of symbolism or language. Often, the book’s setting is analyzed in relation to current times or the era in which it was written. The strengths and weaknesses of the book and criticisms of the book are usually included in the book review as well. In short, while the book review does briefly discuss the book’s plot and name its’ author, the emphasis is on evaluating the book whereas a book report’s emphasis is on summarizing the book.

If, in the unlikely situation that your professor asks which you prefer to write, the book review or the book report, then you must decide whether you want the simpler task of the book report or the more challenging task of the book review. Either assignment can be interesting if the book that is the topic of your paper is thought-provoking and a compelling read. If you have difficulty getting started, sometimes seeing samples of book reports or book reviews can be helpful as well as provide useful sources. There are also great sites specifically about writing book reviews or writing book reports that are definitely worth checking out before you start your assignment. Generally, though, both the book report and the book review are fun writing assignments, so try to have fun with it– whichever one you are writing! In fact, that's a good piece of advice whatever type of paper you are writing, argumentative essay, analytical paper, pro-con essay etc., - just try to enjoy what you are learning and the writing process!

 
 Posted:   Apr 29, 2020 - 9:42 AM   
 By:   OctoberDog   (Member)

Meowwww.

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 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 5:53 AM   
 By:   MilerPip   (Member)

Oh, yes! I have a lot of writing assignments at school, and it is so overwhelming. Sometimes because of tiredness, I can make some mistakes or even write some nonsense ideas, and it affects my grades. This is why I have started to submit essay for review, I have understood in this way where I need to pay attention more when I am writing an essay and which words I should avoid when writing an academic essay. And I have noticed that now I write them quicker.

 
 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 5:57 AM   
 By:   jackfu   (Member)

See, I really just want to be able to get away with plagiarism when doing a book review or a book report.
Does this enable me to do so?

 
 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 7:42 AM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

When I had to do a book report in middle school I picked the novelization of several Star Trek episodes. Some of my classmates complained to our teacher and accused me of not reading the books but basing my report off of the episodes I saw. They were not wrong.


OPPS! Did I make this another Star Trek thread?

 
 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 11:26 AM   
 By:   jackfu   (Member)

When I had to do a book report in middle school I picked the novelization of several Star Trek episodes. Some of my classmates complained to our teacher and accused me of not reading the books but basing my report off of the episodes I saw. They were not wrong.


OPPS! Did I make this another Star Trek thread?


I don't think so. I'm just ticked to have only realized that ST novelizations were available when I was in school way back then! I could also have used those episodes books for my reports!

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 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 1:26 PM   
 By:   OctoberDog   (Member)

Ahem.

Star Wars.

That is all.

 
 
 Posted:   Oct 5, 2021 - 2:13 PM   
 By:   henry   (Member)

I'm not in school anymore so I took it upon myself to do a book report on THE RIGHT STUFF by Tom Wolfe, I'll present it to my parents when I'm done.

 
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