Is there anything the author should take into account that he doesn’t?

The Assignment -You are responsible for turning in one 1,200-1,400-word (6-8 page) essay on all three ofthe required books.RequirementsThe analytical essay should briefly summarize the work, as well as the key points youfind important. Your essays should make clear and cogent arguments about the book.You will be graded based on the following criteria: Your demonstrated understanding ofthe reading, the quality and clarity of your argument, the clarity and organization of yourwriting, and your adherence to the format outlined below.SuggestionsRead the books carefully to make sure you are not missing important points that shouldbe in your essay. Also make sure you understand the authors’ basic arguments. Thinkseriously what each author is trying to accomplish. As you read, underline importantpoints you might like to mention in the essay.Ask yourself the following questions: Does the author successfully accomplish what heset out to do? Does they prove their arguments? Did you learn anything new from thebook? Is there anything the author should take into account that he doesn’t? Just asimportantly, how do the books compare? Where would the authors agree or disagree?What would they say to one another?The purpose for this assignment is also to enhance your writing skills. The more refinedthe paper, the better the grade. So if you start late you may be in serious peril. Go throughthe readings early, using the above questions as a guide. Put together a rough draft, whichshould be a little longer than what you’re shooting for, and then pare it down to between1,200-1,400 words. Because of the limited length requirement, you will have to makedifficult choices over what to include and what to cut. Finally, take the time to proofreadso I don’t see any embarrassing errors and typos in the final draft.FormatDo not stray from the mandated word count. The paper must be typed, double-spacedwith size 12 “Times New Roman” font and standard margins. Put page numbers on thebottom center of each page except page one. In the top right corner of the first pageshould be your name, the title of the class (ex. “Global Development” or “POL 346”), theassignment (ex. “Reaction Essay”), the date, and the word count. The word countincludes only the body of the essay, not the name, headline, etc. Next have a centeredheadline that speaks to a key theme from the books or your own essay. Finally, allcitations must include specific page numbers. You are expected to use Chicago style withfull footnotes (please consult chicagomanualofstyle.org). Reference page not required.Note that you may not quote directly from the authors.THE THREE BOOKS ARE:Jason Hickel, The Divide: Global Divide From Conquest to Free Markets (New York: W.W. Norton, 2018).Vijay Prashad, The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (London: Verso, 2012).Ananya Roy, Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development (New York: Routledge, 2010)