Persuasive Essay Essays


66 High Quality Persuasive Essay Topics (Updated in 2018)

  For many students, their first major writing challenge occurs when they are asked to write a persuasive essay.  If you have felt that panic, you are not alone.  In fact, there is a very logical reason that students view persuasive essays as being particularly daunting; for the last several years, grades K-12 have emphasized Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

I Want a Wife by Judy Brady Journal

Wife," Judy Brady uses satire and sarcasm to critique gender roles in traditional marriage relationships. To achieve her goals in the essay, the author writes in first person, specifically from the perspective of someone who lists the qualities she wants or expects in a wife. Yet instead of composing in essay or narrative format, the author creates a list of reasons why she wants a wife. This literary technique is compelling because it allows the author to impart a harsh criticism of patriarchy in a lighthearted and humorous manner. The reasons the narrator lists for wanting a wife include having… Continue Reading...