It can be helpful to practice commenting on papers. This page links to three sample essays below. The instructions for each are different, and your comments should serve different purposes. Try to adhere to the instructions, keeping in mind the purpose of your comments.

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Comment: Does Travel Influence What’s Good and Bad to Eat? (pdf)?
Comment: Dehumanization in Laissez-Faire Capitalist World (pdf)
Comment: Parmenides (pdf)