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SPA198 A Brief History of Love in the Western World

Which Article is Scholarly?


Below are links to four articles on the topic of love. In groups of two or three, evaluate each to determine which is scholarly, which is reliable but not scholarly (peer reviewed), and which is popular.

Do not try to read the entire article. Instead, scan each article with the criteria for distinguishing scholarly from popular publications in mind.
Focus on the first and last pages of each article. Record your judgement on the print handout, along with the reason(s) why you identified an article as scholarly or popular.



created by: Colin Deinhardt & Agatha Barc | updated: 7 January 2020