THE ESSAY Although Greek and Latin writers such as Cicero, Seneca, and Plutarch had written short prose pieces ... the essay form, it is useful to distinguish between the formal and the informal essay. In the formal essay, of which the essays of Bacon are a good example, the writera#39;s purpose is to instruct or persuade, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Adventures in Literature Program: Adventures in English literature [gr. 12|
|Author||:||Paul McCormick, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich|