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Synonyms for essay

Synonyms for essay

a relatively brief discourse written especially as an exercise

a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

a trying to do or make something

to make an attempt to do or make

to subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

Synonyms for essay

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The product of a large store of reading has been here secreted anew for the reader who desires to see, in bird's-eye view, the light and shade of a long and varied period of poetic literature, by way of preparation for Shakespeare, [9] (with a full essay upon whom the volume closes,) explaining Shakespeare, so far as he can be explained by literary antecedents.
But one cannot forget also that Lamb was early an enthusiastic admirer of Wordsworth: of Wordsworth, the first characteristic power of the nineteenth century, his essay on whom, in the Quarterly Review, Mr.
William James's view was first set forth in an essay called "Does
In this essay he explains how what used to be the soul has gradually been refined down to the "transcendental ego," which, he says, "attenuates itself to a thoroughly ghostly condition, being only a name for the fact that the 'content' of experience IS KNOWN.
So it was ordained, and then there was made a cry, that every man should essay that would, for to win the sword.
On the other hand, instead of having to devote my energy to the learning of a multitude of things, I concentrated it upon a few particular things, such as, for instance, the analysis of Poe's place in American literature--an essay of mine, by the way, in the current Atlantic.
A red-faced man, slamming the cabin door behind him and stumping out on the deck, interrupted my reflections, though I made a mental note of the topic for use in a projected essay which I had thought of calling "The Necessity for Freedom: A Plea for the Artist.
It is a picture, and I can see it now,--the jagged edges of the hole in the side of the cabin, through which the grey fog swirled and eddied; the empty upholstered seats, littered with all the evidences of sudden flight, such as packages, hand satchels, umbrellas, and wraps; the stout gentleman who had been reading my essay, encased in cork and canvas, the magazine still in his hand, and asking me with monotonous insistence if I thought there was any danger; the red-faced man, stumping gallantly around on his artificial legs and buckling life-preservers on all corners; and finally, the screaming bedlam of women.
Criterion is a Web-based instructional tool that allows students to submit essays for immediate evaluation, including a holistic score and annotated diagnostic feedback about the use of grammar, mechanics, style, and organization and development.
This creative compilation of essays moves smoothly from a look at Nicholas of Cusa in his intellectual and political context to an analysis of his roles as preacher, bishop, and theologian and, finally, to his practical and intellectual legacy.
The winning posters, which were on display, and the winning essays, compiled in a booklet, depicted ways in which students can help others in their school and community get along better and improve unity and understanding among diverse groups of people.
There is no tidy means of dividing the essays that follow as, quite properly, they overlap in many ways.
This collection of essays on Jean Toomer is very much a French affair.
ETS announced today the release of a significant upgrade to Criterion(SM) Online Writing Evaluation, a learning tool that uses automated scoring technologies to evaluate student essays online.
The international influence of Bruno's philosophy is clearly evidenced by the range of contributions: essays by Italians, Swedes, Germans, English, Canadians, and Americans, working in the diverse disciplines of literary history, the history of philosophy, art history, and political history.