Essay #4 – The Portrait or Profile

Due Thursday, April 16: A well-written profile essay gives the reader a vivid portrait of a person, It should be balanced and honest. It’s great if we end up liking the person by the end, but it doesn’t need to be a tribute. Work to make the profile balanced and sensory, capturing the details that will help readers feel as though they really know the subject.

Every person is interesting – it’s our goal as a writer to find what makes them so.

This essay should be:

  • roughly 5-6 ┬ápages
  • double spaced
  • Size 12 or 14, Times New Roman




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