How do I write a summary? Should I use my own words?


Your summary should reinforce the main point of the article, and should always be in your own words, just like the rest of your essay. However, a summary should not add your own opinion. The response is your opinion, and the summary is just a repetition of what is in the article.

Updated on March 10, 2018

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How to Write a Summary of an Article
By Virginia Kearney