Overall structure. Does manuscript achieve intended objective?
Explain clearly and concisely a piece of science;
Is it aimed at the intended audience?
Excess or missing material.
What could be omitted without affecting the argument?
What have you assumed, but not explained, that a reader
must know for the argument to be convincing?
Abstract: Is it clear and specific with all the main points?
Does it promise claims not developed in the text?
Are the conclusions consistent with the abstract?
Does every paragraph have a topic sentence?
Do topic sentences, read alone, reveal paper's essence?
Is topic sentence the first sentence of the paragraph?
Have you introduced a topic and then failed to develop it?
Or developed it using terms
so varied that a reader cannot connect them with announced topic?
Did you fail to anticipate in the issue important themes
that you in fact develop in the discussion?
Do you develop an argument in discussion which was not
mentioned in the issue, especially in the topic sentence?
Are the subjects' characters doing the action of the verbs?
Are subjects consistent or do they jump around in para?
Do sentences display complex material clearly and concisely?
Have you put emphasis at the sentence's end by
trimming the end;
moving less important materials to the left;
moving important materials to the right?
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Revision of Draft Manuscript
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Wednesday, 01-Feb-2006 18:01:22 EST