Some signs of an essay:
The presence of a specific topic or question. A work devoted to the analysis of a wide range of problems, by definition, can not be performed in this genre.
expression of individual experiences and views on a particular subject or issue. Obviously does not claim to be decisive or exhaustive treatment of the subject.
as a rule, it assumes a new, subjectively colored word about something, such a work can have a philosophical, historical-biographical, journalistic, literary-critical, scientific-popular or purely fictional character.
the contents of the essay are evaluated first author’s personality – his world, thoughts and feelings.
This genre has become popular in recent years. The Creator of the genre is considered M. Montaigne (“Experiments”, 1580). Today, this genre is offered as a job quite often. It is one of the main components of the package of documents (for admission to an educational institution or for employment). The essay contest helps to choose the best from a variety of the best! How the candidate has managed to present itself, as described by their achievements and failures, allows examiners to determine how good are the man for them, whether it experience, opravdat whether he hopes in the future and able to benefit.
The purpose of the essay is to develop skills such as independent
creative thinking and writing your own thoughts.
His writing is extremely useful as it allows an author to learn to clearly and correctly formulate ideas, organize information, use the basic concepts to allocate causal relationships, to illustrate the experience of relevant examples to argue their conclusions. For applicants, for example, one of the topical themes of the essay is “Me and my career”. This allows the Commission to easily assess your thinking, creativity, enthusiasm and potential. The best way to achieve a good result is to write directly and frankly, remaining honest with yourself. If you’re not honest, there’s a good chance your essay will be considered unnatural.