Introducing the Essay: Twain, Douglass, and American Non-Fiction

Students analyze American essayists Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass in an introduction to American literary non-fiction writing. In this essay history activity, students identify methods for writing essays. Students read and analyze Twain and Douglass's writing styles and evaluate the use of persuasive appeals. Students apply rhetorical strategies to complete their own essay writing projects.

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10th - Higher Ed
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English Language Arts
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