Persuasive Essay Samples

Since this is the most common type of essay, it is important to be familiar with its requirements and style. Check out our persuasive essay samples to get acquainted with this popular form of essay.

Is Hillary Clinton Electable?

Hillary Rodham Clinton–the former First Lady, Secretary of State, and New York state senator–is a candidate in the 2016 US presidential election. It is important,…

What Makes Franz Liszt Still Important?

By Leon Botstein Marking anniversaries of the birth and death of historic figures, particularly in music, is somewhat akin to commemorating annually the date of…

Why Email Spam Should Be Outlawed

Apart from the numerous benefits and conveniences people around the world can enjoy due to the Internet, there are also multiple drawbacks. Not all of…

Why Surrogacy Should Be Illegal

Parenthood is one of the most challenging responsibilities a human being can ever bear. It is also one of the biggest joys a family can…

Was Charles Darwin an Atheist?

The religious views of Charles Darwin, the venerable Victorian naturalist and author of the Origin of Species (1859) never cease to interest modern readers. Bookshops…

Why Cybernetic Prosthetics Have a Great Future

At present, the technological wonders people have read about in science-fiction literature are coming to life. Touchscreen cellphones, 3D-holograms, artificial intelligence, robots, and other novelties…

On Laziness

Original by Christopher Morley, with edits. Today, I intended to write an essay on laziness, but I was too indolent to do so. The sort…

The United Experience of Mysticism

From the claim of the famous philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, “God is dead” to the mass rise of atheism worldwide, an intellectual revolution has unfolded and has continued to spread…

Why E-books are Preferable to Print

Modern digital technologies today can easily substitute almost any analogue thing that people had been using for decades or even centuries. Bulky vinyl players have…

Why Smoking Shisha is Harmful

Although smoking tobacco is considered an anti-social and unhealthy habit almost worldwide, there are still countless smokers who continue believing that there is nothing bad…

Why the Apple Watch is Not Worth Buying

Apple has continually been the company able to astonish and amaze. Its previous CEO and guru Steve Jobs was a genius of marketing; when he…

Should Digital Content Be Paid for?

In the age of the Internet, protecting authorship and intellectual rights becomes a real challenge. Numerous laws protecting intellectual rights imply only one way of…

Should Airport Security Checks Be So Detailed?

Due to intensive technological progress during the recent two centuries, humanity has achieved a lot of what has been considered impossible in earlier epochs; flight…

Euthanasia Should Be Allowed

During the last 100 years, medicine has advanced incredibly; humanity has learned to treat diseases which has killed thousands of people throughout centuries. However, there…

On Equality and Persons

Let us consider persons. Human beings will suit our definition of persons for now, but we will come back to this later. All persons are…

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Writing an Essay Guides

Writing a Narrative Essay

A narrative essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a narration of a certain event or situation. It is a short…

Writing a Persuasive Essay

A persuasive essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a central argument. These essays are sometimes called argumentative essays because of…

Writing an Expository Essay

There are three main types of expository essays: scholarly writing used mainly for academic purposes, which describes or examines a process in a comprehensive way;…

Writing a Critical Essay

A critical essay provides interpretation and analysis of a set text, piece of music, a painting, or play. It must be written with an academic purpose; it…

Writing a Descriptive Essay

A descriptive essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a detailed description of a person, building, place, situation, notion, etc. The…

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