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By DemocracyNow! Article Summary: Ceasefire talks in Syria fail and an estimated 100,000 children remain trapped in Aleppo. U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien and Secretary of State John Kerry are conflicted on how to face the chaotic situation in Syria. Evaluation: The article is nicely organized and is aesthetically pleasing. The quotes from O’Brien and… Continue reading Friday Critiques: September 30th 2016
Harry Potter comes to an end after 14 years of wizardry
By Morgan Baila, Refinery29 Article Summary: The article explains how actress Evanna Lynch (who played Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter) was unhappy with her patronus quiz results on the website Pottermore. Evaluation: The article itself is very very short and is extended in length only by the large advertisement in the middle of it.… Continue reading Friday Critique’s: September 23rd 2016
By Emily Pan, The Yale Herald Article Summary: This article was a review of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” by a long time fan of the franchise. Evaluation: The author reviews Rowling’s book beautifully by analyzing the book as a whole and specific parts of it that really spoke to her as a fan of… Continue reading Friday Critique’s: September 16, 2016
By HelloMagazine.com Article Summary: Fans celebrate with author J.K. Rowling on the day students head off to Hogwarts in the story! Evaluation: The author does a good job of explaining why it’s significant that Rowling is celebrating on Twitter by explaining how far the franchise has come in its many years of existence. The author… Continue reading Friday Critique’s: September 9th 2016
Article Summary: JK ROWLING mixed up the 19 Years Later epilogue date from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on Twitter, only to be corrected by fans. Evaluation: The author does a decent job of describing what happened and even inserts Rowling’s tweet to help explain what happened. The ending of the article was very… Continue reading Friday Critique: September 2nd 2016