How to write an essay!

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Essays from the French “essai”, Eng. “Essay”, “assay” – an attempt, test, essay, from the Latin “exagium” – weighing. The founder of the genre is an essay M.Monten (“Experiments”, 1580).

This is a prose essay – argument with a small amount of free composition. Genre criticism and journalism, a free interpretation of a problem. An essay expresses personal experiences and views on the specific issue or question, and certainly not meant to be decisive or exhaustive treatment of the subject.

As a rule, the essay suggests a new, subjectively colored word on what – or both may have a philosophical, historical, biographical, journalistic, literary criticism, popular science, fictional character.

Student Essay – is an independent written work on the topic suggested by the teacher (the topic may be offered and the student, but must be agreed with the teacher).

The purpose of the essay is to develop skills of independent creative thinking and a written statement of his own thoughts. Writing an essay is extremely useful because it allows the author to learn how to clearly and correctly formulate thoughts, organize information, use the basic categories of analysis, to provide a cause-effect relationships and to illustrate the concept of relevant examples to argue their conclusions, learn scientific style of speech.

Essays must contain: a clear statement of the essence of the problem, include yourself, the analysis of this problem using the concepts and analytical tools within the discipline under review, the conclusions that generalize the author’s stated position on the issue. Depending on the specific form of discipline essays can be significantly differentiated.

In some cases this may be an analysis of available statistical data on the investigated problem, the analysis of materials from the media and the use of models under study, a detailed analysis of the proposed tasks with expanded views, selection and detailed analysis of examples to illustrate the problem, etc.