To analyse means to take apart an idea or statement, to examine the part in depth and consider how the parts interrelate.
Analysis writing from Level 5 Physiotherapy
(Online PDF – ASA website resource)
Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students
(Online PDF – Sage Publishing)
Two example essays, one an example of an analytical essay (Page 1) and one an example of a reflective essay (Page 11). Written with nursing students in mind but useful to all students studying health and/or social work.