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01/16/2020

The essay is designed to help students to think about the issues that we have discussed, identify their own interests, and then formulate the best explanation for them.

The essay is designed to help students to think about the issues that we have discussed, identify their own interests, and then formulate the best explanation for them.
In the sections of the Essay that follow, all six types of essays will be introduced. After completing the essays, students should choose from among them the one that best fits for their own particular purpose. Then they must demonstrate adequate understanding of the assignment, demonstrate their ability to work within the constraints set out in the text, and then provide a final essay which has all five different types of essays to explain. This is to insure that all students take ownership of the essays they write.
The essays were provided by Dr. Thomas J. Vannini on behalf of the faculty member. The essays that will be presented to the class follow as described below.
A – ANALYSIS OF THE SUBJECT
The essay must present a single argument that supports the existence of the target topic(s) that is being examined. The argument is to be clear, concise and well expressed. There must be no extraneous comment on the topic. The reason for using the essay format is so that the student can write the essay in less than one day and thereby maximize the time available to him or her to actually write the assignment!
B – ANALYSIS OF THE EXAMPLE
This is just a brief review of a particular instance that sheds light on the topic presented in the thesis. To achieve this effect, the student must provide some evidence from some source that supports the proposition that is under examination. He or she should be able to provide sufficient supporting material through the use of footnotes without losing the reader’s interest. It is important for the example writer to be able to relate the problem to his or her own experience by describing the specific incident at the center of attention. The example must be written clearly and concisely.
C – ANALYSIS OF THE
D – SUBSTANTIVE