Thesis Statement Restaurant Review
How can an instructor say that my feelings about a poem or a painting are wrong?"Discerning Right from Wrong in the Garden of Literature" is our attempt to deal with these questions.The evaluative essay remains a valuable tool in your arsenal of composition patterns.
Isn't it all opinion, all subjective analysis, anyway?
The art work you are looking at doesn't exist in a vacuum.
You can beef up your essay and add to your readers' understanding at the same time by comparing, for instance, this rock album to an earlier album by the same group, showing how the group has matured (or deteriorated) or by comparing this album to another group's album, which does the same thing, but better. Whether you are writing about literature or a rock concert, though, there are several points about the evaluative essay you want to keep in mind.
You can't be expected to review a rock concert with the same language that you'd use to review the performance of a string quartet.
The environment and special effects of a rock performance are a big part of your enjoyment of it; on the other hand, you would remark on the environment of a string quartet performance only if it were particularly inappropriate for careful listening.