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On Understanding Essays
I discussed in this essay the nature an meaning of essays, its development and types. It is informative and instructive!
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On Understanding Essays Introduction
The essay is an old literary form. As the name of a particular kind of writing, the term “essay” was first used in France more than four hundred years ago by Michael de Montaigne, a retired lawyer. For his own amusement, Montaigne wrote short prose pieces about topics that interested him and he called it essays, which means “attempts” or “tries”. English ...
... may have other forms. The “critical essay” seeks to analyze and evaluate a literary work or any other work of art. The “biographical essay” deals with the personal life and achievements of an individual. An essay of travel informs, as well as entertains, by its personal treatment of various experiences in a given place and time.
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