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How to write a reaction paper
Skip to content. Skip to navigation. Each semester, you will probably be asked by at least one instructor to read a book or an article or watch a TV show or a film and to write a paper recording your response or reaction to the material. In these reports—often referred to as response or reaction papers—your instructor will most likely expect you to do two things: summarize the material and detail your reaction to it. The following pages explain both parts of a report. Here is a report written by a student in an introductory psychology course.
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If you are in college there is a big chance that your English or other professors will eventually assign a reaction paper. Some call it a response paper and that is acceptable too. These types of writing assignments are exactly what they sound like. You read a book or an assigned text, watch a film or a podcast, and give your response or reaction to that text. So how do you write a reaction paper?