Multi-Style Essay: See It Across the Disciplines

Since sample essays that provide a focus on one particular rhetorical style have been highlighted in Rhetorical Styles, as you put it all together, it’s important to think about what an essay might look like that employs many of these rhetorical styles.

The following essay from an introductory writing class, submitted in MLA format, employs many rhetorical styles and is representative of the kind of writing assignments you’ll often encounter in college because it’s made up of so many rhetorical styles or strategies. The different rhetorical styles have been noted in the essay for you.

Just click on the link below to see the sample paper in PDF format. In the sample, scroll over the dialog boxes to find out more about the strategies and techniques of the author. In some browsers, you may need to download or save this file to be able to utilize all of its functionality.

Click the image to view an example of a multi-style essay.

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