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The purpose of the essay is to develop skills such as independent creative thinking and writing one's own thoughts.

Writing an essay is extremely useful because it allows the author to learn how to formulate thoughts clearly and competently, structure information, use basic concepts, highlight cause-and-effect relationships, illustrate experiences with relevant examples, and argue their conclusions. (Dictionary of literary terms. -


An essay is a genre of criticism, literary criticism, characterized by a free interpretation of any problem. The author of the essay analyzes a chosen problem (literary, aesthetic, philosophical), without caring about the systematic nature of the presentation, argumentativeness of the conclusions, the general acceptability of the issue (Dictionary of literary terms. - М.,

An essay is a kind of essay in which the main role is played not by The main role is played not by the reproduction of facts, but by the depiction of impressions, reflections and associations.

An essay is an independent and creative written work, which is a detailed and reasoned presentation of your
your point of view on the proposed topic.

In terms of form, the essaytyper review is usually an argument - pondering (less often reasoning-explanation), that's why it uses
question-and-answer form of presentation, questioning sentences, lines of homogeneous members, introductory words, parallel connection of sentences in the text. The distinctive features of the essay style: imagery, aphoristic, Paradoxicality. The essay is characterized by the use of a variety of means of artistic expression: metaphors, allegorical and parable imagery, symbols, comparisons and others.

The features of essays

- presence of a concrete topic or a question
 - personal perception of the problem and its comprehension
 - small volume
 - free composition
 - ease of narration
 - internal semantic unity
 - aphoristic, emotional speech

Essay structure

- Introduction, which gives a generalized answer to of the proposed question or sets out in general terms the position
that is supposed to be defended in the main part of the essay.
- The main body, which presents detailed answers to the question or sets forth a position that is supported by theoretical and empirical arguments theoretical arguments and empirical data.
- Conclusion, which summarizes the main ideas of the main

Leading up to the intended answer to the question or the stated point of view, drawing conclusions.
The thoughts of the author of the essay on the problem are stated in the form of brief theses.
The thought should be supported by evidence - so the thesis are followed by arguments. Arguments are facts, phenomena of social life, events, life situations and life experiences, scientific evidence, references to scientists' opinions, etc. It is better to give two or three arguments for. It is better to give two or three arguments for each thesis: one argument seems unconvincing. Thus, the essay acquires a ring structure (the number of theses and of theses and arguments depends on the topic, the chosen plan, and the logic of thought development):

  • Thesis, arguments 
  • Thesis, arguments
  • Thesis, arguments
  • Conclusion

The introduction and conclusion focus on the problem (in the introduction poses it, the conclusion summarizes the opinion of the of the author).