What is the difference between a synopsis and a summary?





For my summer reading assignment I have to read a book and write a 1 page essay about it. I have to write a synopsis, critique, and historical perspective about it.





Similar Asks:

  • Summary of Paradise, by Toni Morrison? - i had to read that book for summer reading. my essay for summer reading is due tomorrow. i tried to read the book its so hard to understand, i cant understand any of it. can someone please help me? with a summary? or anythingg? thank you
  • How do you enjoy reading something that you have to read but dont want to? - i have to read a book for summer . brave new world by Aldous huxley or something like that . I seriously don’t want to read it . It’s an advance class book . i never was in a ap class before but i stupidly signed up for ap english for my senior year so
  • Would the teacher take this? - So for highschool we all have summer work. Usually we get just reading, but this year we got math too. We had to read a 400 page book and 18 worksheet pages for math.I just finished math today, and i alreayd finished the reading. I decided they probably would ask for an essay on what
  • Need help outlining essay!? - Essay ideas for the summer reading assignment:The Things They Carried and Snow Falling on Cedars1) Compare the effects of war on a character from each of the summer reading works.2) Do a close reading of a passage from one of the works. Mine the passage for imagery and other literary techniques, and then explain how
  • Is it worth it to read The Jungle? - For summer reading I have to read the book the Jungle which seems to be sooooo boring. I have to write an essay on it and then take a brief reading comprehension quiz at the start of school in 4 days. Should i just sparknotes it? Or should i read it?
  • How Can I READ A BOOK? - Ok! Well I was reading th book THE HIDING PLACE and then I got to page 124 and i accidentally left it in our cabin in Tennessee and I live in Louisiana! I have my first day of school on Thursday and that is when we have our two test! I already read one book
  • Have you read the book staying fat for sarah byrnes? - im not trying to take the easy way out of doing my homework i actually read the book, but it is a little complicated and i have these questions i have to answer in an essay for my summer reading and but they puzzle me alittle so i need some help1)the theme to the assignment




Both comments and pings are currently closed.

2 Responses to “What is the difference between a synopsis and a summary?”

  1. phlebolite says:

    Synopsis is supposed to be a little more detailed and the summary is a bit less detailed and does not include names of characters,and everything that happens. Hope this helped.

  2. overbleach says:

    Synopsis: gives you an idea of what the books is all about opens the door toward your curiosity and then you feel the desires to read the book due to that information you got from the Synopsis.Summary: It gives you the simplification, highlights the major points from the much longer subject. Compact resume of the work.