Chapter 1


Purpose of Writing

Writing is a form of communication.

Through writing one can share knowledge, ideas, and feelings.

What is an essay?

Simply put an essay is the author's opinions expressed through writing.

The purpose of the writing must be understood before starting. The purpose of an essay is to persuade not proove.

Without some argument, an essay cannot be written.

Be sure your position is defendable.

How do I form my opinion?

Opinion- a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.

Then be sure that the opinion is defendable.

The opinion MUST be solid!