Thesis statement exercise, The Tempest | ENG 2205 …

1. analytical essay- an attempt to identify an author’s purpose and to evaluate his or her success in achieving it; often used as another name for a book review (See below)
2. argumentative essay- an attempt to convince an audience to think or act in a certain way based upon an appeal to reason (logos)
3. book review- an attempt to introduce an audience to a new or unfamiliar book by combining elements of an expository essay (briefly explaining the setting, main characters, plot), a persuasive essay (making judgments about the quality and importance of the book and sharing your reactions to it), and sometimes an analytical essay (evaluating the author’s purpose and success)
4. descriptive essay- an attempt to enable an audience to feel a certain way by using words to create a mood or emotion

Nov 03, 2009 · November 5, 2009 at 12:47 am

Using elements such as setting, lines of the characters, and the action that occurs in the play, the authors evaluate Shakespeare's play The Tempest to be a romance with a "comic subplot", and thereby show how important the interpretation of the language and interaction is in finding meaning in the play....


The Machiavellian Prince in “The Tempest” – …

This point is well illustrated by the nature of Prospero's power in The Tempest for his control of natural and supernatural forces is achieved through book-learning the bringing to life of Logos....