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Concerning Chapter Quotes posted 07 September 2004 in Author Q & AConcerning Chapter Quotes by Cu'jara Cinmoi, Author of Prince of Nothing

That's a perfect example because it shows just how opining and evaluating break down into two separate questions (there's actually more, but I think this illustrates the difference clearly):

1) What was your personal response?

2) What was the author trying to accomplish (in narrative terms, thematic terms, etc.)? Did he or she succeed?

Note that with (2), what any author tries to accomplish will be relative to a certain 'ideal audience' (in this case, those who enjoy historical narratives). view post


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