Mcentrye Critical Thinking Summary

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McEntrye starts this section by explaining that writing is dependent on critical thinking and therefore, requires critical thinking strategies. She claims that if a writer is unable to state a thesis clearly, explain detail, give examples, or the create metaphors, analogies, or pictures to support. Then the writer doesn't know what they want to say, understand or connect with the topic. Then she goes on to give four exercises for a writer to attempt to see if they have a solid understand of their topic. When I began reading this I initially disagreed with McEntrye’s first statement “If we cannot accurately state our key idea in a sentence using our own words, we don’t really know what we want to say. I only disagree with this because I often
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