Narrative Essay Homeless And Anne Quindlen's Home

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Of the essay styles narrative and descriptive which is most appealing? Narrative and descriptive essays are both personal writings that may share a personal experience or perspective, and it can be an effective method for offering a viewpoint on a text or an event (Connell, C. & Sole, K. (2013). A descriptive essay creates a picture of a person, place, thing or event for the reader. While we all know that a narrative essay uses your point of view to tell a true, false, imaginary, or combination of all to tell a very interesting story about any event. A narrative essays lets you write from your heart and gives you more freedom. Narrative and descriptive essays both contain key elements that makes an appealing essay. The elements are the authors purpose, the intended audience, and the impact the essay had on the audience. In the essay I want a wife by Judy Brady an narrative and Homeless by Anne Quindlen a descriptive. The authors purpose for the essay I want a wife was to point out societies traditional expectations of a wife and how women are still looked at as tools. The authors purpose of Homeless was to show that homeless people shouldn’t be just looked at non functioning homeless, but people with real hearts just no homes. In I want a wife the intended audience is primarily directed towards women, men…show more content…
In Homeless this is seen when she writes about the homeless women saying, “She was not adrift, alone, anonymous, although her bags and her raincoat with the grime shadowing its creases had made me believe she was”. This is also seen in I want a wife when the author writes about all the things wives have to do then at the ends states “My God, who wouldn't want a wife.” Narrative and Descriptive essays are both personal writings that may share a personal experience or perspective, and it can be an effective method for offering a viewpoint on a text or an event (Connell, C. & Sole, K.

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