What is the author’s purpose for writing this article? What is the author’s academic or professional background?
Essay Summary of JSTOR article “The Romance of Andrew Carnegie” by Richard L. Bushman, Source Midcontinent American Studies Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring, 1965), pp.30-40 Published by Mid America Studies Association.
In terms of the content of the report,looking for two main points of discussion. First, you should devote the first half of the report to a summary of the main points that the author is trying to convey to the reader. To help you to address this issue, consider some of these questions: What type of article is this? Is the author presenting an original feature, or is he/she conducting a book review? If this is a book review, what book (or books) is being reviewed? What is the author’s purpose for writing this article? What is the author’s academic or professional background?