Summary Essays

A Summary of Welfare Reform_ More Work to Be Done

In the article by The Heritage Foundation (THF), the effects of the welfare reform and further necessary actions needed to have a prosperous nation were discussed. Although the welfare reform in effect in the nation is a success, the lawmakers should find ways to revise the welfare reform to suit the present situation of the society. The 1996 welfare law is going to end its duration yet lawmakers are finding ways to improve the law and thus, creating a new…

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Summary and Comparison

In the article, “What is Our Role in Creating Change”, Margaret Wheatley talks about the need for someone to step forward and taking the responsibility of the world around us. According to her, a leader is someone who is willing to help and take the first steps to change or influence a situation. She feels that if we judge people by this definition, we will find that there are leaders all around us. And judging by this criterion, we have…

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Writing an Article Summary

The first step to writing a summary of a specific reading material is, of course, to read the whole article. This is easier said than done because reading is not just scanning the whole page. It is about devoting time to understand the paper and digesting the whole article. Re-reading may also be needed to be familiarized with general information, hypothesis, results and interpretations found in the article. Reading the article is followed by taking down notes. Here, plagiarism should…

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A Summary of Robert Harris’ Pompeii

The novel “Pompeii” is basically about one of the most famous natural calamities in known history, the explosion of Mount Vesuvius. Robert Harris should be commended for the immense research that he had infused in the text, both on history and engineering. Readers are treated to a blast to the past particularly during the time of the Romans. The timeline of the narrative is set a few days before the infamous eruption of Mount Vesuvius, an explosion said to be…

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