critical analysis

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Noun1.critical analysis - an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
criticism, critique - a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
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We can appreciate Aristotle's critical analysis of constitutions, but find it hard to take seriously his advice to the legislator.
So in this great society wide lying around us, a critical analysis would find very few spontaneous actions.
Despite the title, this section won't be dedicated to the critical analysis of Dirty Dancing's pro-feminist "Baby In A Corner" myth as a submersive masterpiece.
Modern Science Fiction: A Critical Analysis: The Seminal 1951 Thesis with a New Introduction and Commentary
My memory of youth leaders of the past could hold their own against any argument, and their sharp critical analysis of issues was equally noteworthy.
18th Hamza Wahid Memorial lecture titled 'Academic activism, its scope, limitations and future: a critical analysis' at PMA House, Garden Road, at 5pm.
The courses will involve careful critical analysis and publishing of Sufi manuscripts, and is aimed towards MA and PHD students specialized in Sufi and Sharia analysis, specialists in world heritage centers and chief critical editors and catalogers.
The Spokesman said that since the Report is not issued in its due time and the power sector achieved many milestones in the meanwhile, therefore the Report's data needs critical analysis, said a press release.
From my experience in forensic accounting, audit, and tax, creative and critical analysis are both learned and practiced to an extent that raises the level of the skill above that of "mechanical work."
Exceptionally small print is complimented by charts, graphs and visuals to pack some 788 pages with specific information and data on outsourcing, making for a powerful blend of data and critical analysis that college-level readers will find important.
Mark Twain's Audience: A Critical Analysis of Reader Responses to the Writings of Mark Twain.