Please following the instruction Your summary should explain the thesis, main po

Please following the instruction
Your summary should explain the thesis, main points, and conclusion of the reading without judging the reading’s merit
§ Use the bibliographic reference in APA, MLA, or Chicago Style as a heading.
§ Clearly and succinctly summarize the author(s)’ central inquiry in your own words. What are they asking?
§ Clearly and succinctly summarize the author(s)’ central argument or main idea in your own words. How do they answer the question they are asking?
§ Briefly summarize the most significant points raised in the text
§ Briefly summarize the author(s)’ conclusions.
§ Use quotations VERY sparingly. Where used, quotations should be accurate, correctly punctuated, and assigned page numbers where possible.
Assessment Criteria (This is what I will look for as I grade your abstracts.)
The summary:
• identifies the thesis and main points of the essay
• has a style and organization that are easy to follow
• paraphrases the important ideas of the essay without using the author’s phrasing
• quotes sparingly, accurately, and with page numbers where available
• avoids judgments about the essay
• avoids errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling
this is an example
Sample summary:
Zaslow, E. (2018). Pink toenails and princess boys: contemporary discourses of boys’ gender-fluidity in USA television news. Journal of Children and Media, 12(3), 243-257.
In this article, Zaslow (2018) is asking how popular media represents gender fluidity. More specifically, she is exploring how soft new media shows report on boys’ gender fluid activities. Zaslow studied three national stories that aired on multiple channels: (1) the story of a J Crew ad that featured a boy with pink nail polish; (2) the story of a preschool boy who dressed as Daphne from Scooby Doo; and (3) the story of a girl who created a petition for an Easy Bake oven in gender neutral colors so that she could buy it for her brother. In each case the news programs’ scripted stories were supportive of these acts of gender fluidity noting that we as a society have evolved and that because the children were young, these were “normal” or “typical” behaviors. At the same time, the newscasters talk with each other, and sometimes the guest experts, contradicted the scripted stories. Zaslow identifies that this contradictory dialogue reinforced the dominant ideology of a binary gender and was therefore disciplinary. The experts and newscasters would (1) repeatedly argue that this kind of play or activity would only be acceptable because the children under discussion were very young and implied that if this behavior continued it might suggest that the person in question was gay or transgender; (2) reframe the telling of the story so that it focused on how the mother of the child should be held accountable for violating gender norms; (3) focus on the newscasters own children’s gender fluid expressions and the newscasters work to maintain gender norms and binary gender; and (4) reassert their normative masculinity (when the newscaster was a man). Zaslow concludes that these news stories, filled with implicit homophobia and misogyny, are representative of a cultural anxiety about shifting gender norms and also work to reify normative ideologies that gender is a binary identity that should be contained and maintained.

Please following the instruction Your summary should explain the thesis, main po
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