What it’s all about: this assignment is designed to showcase how well you can present the main ideas and supporting points of another writer’s work. Your goal is not to give your own views on the subject, but simply to show that you
understand what the author is saying, and
can comfortably (and accurately!) put their ideas into your own words.
This essay should follow the formatting guidelines listed in the syllabus, and be between 2-3 FULL pages in length. Your goal is to summarize any TWO (2) of the following topics from the blog “You Are Not So Smart” by David McRaney: