This I Believe is an international organization engaging people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. Over 125,000 of these essays, written by people from all walks of life, have been archived here on our website, heard on public radio, chronicled through our books, and featured in weekly podcasts. The project is based on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow.
Use the next 3 hours for your 3 essays(Literary and Expository.)
Spend an hour on each essay.
Take 10-15 mins to plan/pre-write ( Make sure you understand the prompt, figure out what you already know and how it connects to the prompt!)
Drafting is easier and faster if you plan!
Spend 20-25 mins writing a rough draft
Use 10 mins to revise
Focus on organization, development, and language control.
Use 15 mins to copy the final draft!
You CAN do this!
Persuasive language essay writing part 1 - SlideShare
Looks at the problem of selfhood in Emerson's essay and relates that to relevance today, especially in religious belief in our increasingly-secular age.
A short essay, some selections from the essay, and some excellent questions for thinking about Emerson's ideas.
A short introduction to American culture about 1841, looking at Emerson's essay and its relationship to ideas of democracy, culture and the masses.
A Unitarian Universalist minister muses about the position of Emerson in that faith today, where he's often considered a "prophet of religious liberalism." - about the book and its author
- by Bryan Caplan - Kristen Rosenfeld - Piper S.