One common reason for low marks in student writing is having too much non-critical content (background information, description and explanation) and not enough criticality, particularly detailed analysis and evaluation. Below are some extracts from a student essay on ageism (prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of age) that show you examples of non-critical and critical writing.
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