Unit V Essay
Illustration Essay Draft
Write a 750-1000 word essay about a topic in which you argue for the existence of a particular phenomenon by stating a
generalization about the topic. Then you will support that generalization (in the form of a thesis statement) by choosing to
write a single-example illustration essay or a multiple-example illustration essay (see Unit V, Lesson 2). The essay should
be written in the style and form described within Unit V.
Purpose: Throughout Unit V, we have discussed the conventions of the illustration essay. The purpose of this assignment
is to measure your mastery of those conventions by putting your knowledge to practice. In a larger context, t