It helps make your analysis of these sources convincing, because it is based on careful observation of fact rather than on hazy or inaccurate recollection.A concise description terse implies pointed conciseness.Ver put any of your own ideas, opinions, or interpretations into the summary.

Copyright 2000, Elizabeth Abrams, for the Writing Center at Harvard University.Summary s-m-r also sm-r or -mer- summary s-m-r also sm-r : an abstract, abridgment, or compendium especially of a preceding discourse aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, concise, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic epigrammatic, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, telegraphic, terse, thumbnail abstract, breviary, brief.A terse reply succinct implies the greatest possible compression.

True, summary, true summary always concisely recaps the main point and key supporting points of an analytical source, the overall arc and most important turns of a narrative, or the main subject and key features of a visual source.That way, you inform your readers of an author's argument before you analyze.