Analytical and Argumentative Essays

An analytical essay is defined as “pertaining to or proceeding by analysis, the process as a method of studying the nature of something or determining its essential features and their relations.” (www.dictionary.com)When writing an analytical essay, you are...

What Is an Essay?

A Solid Foundation Is Essential: Article Three An essay is “a short literary composition on a single subject usually presenting a personal view of the author” (The American Heritage College Dictionary). Remember the first day of English Literature class when you were...

What Is a Foundation?

A Solid Foundation is Essential: Article Two In the previous column we defined a foundation as “the basis or groundwork of anything; the natural or prepared ground or base on which some structure rests.” For the purpose of this fourth series, I want to whittle down...