After going through the peer review process twice now, I have to say that both ways have pros, and both have cons. To do the anonymous peer review was ok because it was straight to the point. The con was the personality and reasoning behind it was gone in the feedback. I like the first peer review because it mirrors what would take place in the real world. Most likely a majority of us are Language, Literature, and Writing majors and will have to deal with editing sometime in the future. I see better patterns of thought when it comes to comments in the first peer review. We have to learn to take constructive criticism when it comes to writing. It won’t be easy in the future but it is what makes us better writers over all. The con I guess would be comments from editors that don’t want to hurt the writer’s feelings.

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