- Criticism finds fault/Critique looks at structure
- Criticism looks for what's lacking/Critique finds what's working
- Criticism condemns what it doesn't understand/Critique asks for clarification
- Criticism is spoken with a cruel wit and sarcastic tongue/Critique's voice is kind, honest, and objective
- Criticism is negative/Critique is positive (even about what isn't working)
- Criticism is vague and general/Critique is concrete and specific
- Criticism has no sense of humor/Critique insists on laughter, too
- Criticism looks for flaws in the writer as well as the writing/Critique addresses only what is on the page
Taken from Writing Alone, Writing Together; A Guide for Writers and Writing Groups by Judy Reeves
This looks like a *criticism* of the criticism!
Mayeul: What a great critique!
I'm not really a "writer" but was addressing the differences between critique and criticism and Googled it.
You popped up, I added it to my message as an illustration and explanation and passed it along to some people.
Next day I received thanks from the writer you quoted - Judy Reeves. We know each other and I had not even noticed your source. Yikes.
She thanks you too.
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