Essay

| January 25, 2016

Write a coherent, thesis-driven essay that compares the role of human reason in two of the following three texts: Candide, Gulliver’s Travels, or the Discourse on the Origins of Inequality.

Essay prompt

Kant identifies the spirit of the Enlightenment as having the courage to think for yourself. Write a coherent, thesis-driven essay that compares the role of human reason in two of the following three texts: Candide, Gulliver’s Travels, or the Discourse on the Origins of Inequality. You might consider the following questions: Are the writers optimistic or pessimistic? Is reason the solution to problems or the source of them?

Guidelines

-for specific examples, good to have less direct quotes from the text but more page references.

-counterargument highly recommended

-will consist of an introduction that raises the question you will discuss and includes a thesis statement. Subsequent paragraphs introduce evidence from the text to prove your point; it can also be useful to anticipate and refute potential objections to your argument. Your conclusion should drive home your main idea, but it should not just be a restatement of your opening paragraph.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR PROMOTIONAL DISCOUNT DISPLAYED ON THE WEBSITE AND GET A DISCOUNT FOR YOUR PAPER NOW!

Category: Essay

About the Author (Author Profile)