The following examples demonstrate some of the qualities of a well-written essay. The sample papers include comments from an instructor, detailing the strengths and weaknesses of each paragraph. The English M01A paper features well-developed paragraphs, logical argumentation, and reliable sources. The English M02 paper is shorter and adopts a more informal style.
Although not perfect models of writing, the sample essays may help students appreciate the different expectations of English M02 and English M01A.