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Introduction
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Step 1. Read Essays
Essay 1
Essay 2
Essay 3
Step 2. Evaluate Essays
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Step 2. Evaluate These Essays
 
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Which essay was most successful in presenting an analysis of a particular literary element?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Which essay had the strongest thesis?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Which essay was most successful in presenting cogent and persuasive evidence and references in support of its thesis?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Which essay was most successfully organized?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Which essay was most successful in using appropriate grammar, spelling and other elements of usage and mechanics?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Which essay was the most creative?

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
 
Based on these ratings, place the essays in the order of effectiveness by clicking on the numbers 1, 2, and 3. A score of 1 would be given for the most effective essay. A score of 3 would be given for the least effective essay.

Essay 1. The Island of Dr. Moreau
  Score:   1   2   3 
Essay 2. Analyzing the Setting in The Island of Dr. Moreau
  Score:   1   2   3 
Essay 3. The Characterization of Prendrick
  Score:   1   2   3 

 

 
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