Historians, - Coggle Diagram
Detailed analysis of written work.
What claims do authors make ?
What evidence does the author use?
What language does he use?
Does he use it to persuade the reader?
What does the language indicate?
What is the authors point of view ?
Finding out where information can be found.
When and where was the story written ?
What is the authors motive ?
Is it reliable ?
When and where was the document created ?
How might the circumstances in the document affect it's context?
To place something into context.
To support with evidence
What do other documents say ?
Do the documents agree ?
What documents are the most reliable ?
To make more certain ?