What is the difference between a persuasive essay and an explanative essay?
A persuasive essay takes a stance on a certain subject and works to convince others that stance is correct. An explanative essay does not include an opinion and simply explains a subject to the reader.
For what reason does Cormac McCarthy characterize the old man in his novel The Road as being blind? What insight does this give us?
There is a kind of irony in the old man's blindness. The old man is the one in the novel who seems to see the world most accurately, even through his blindness. He is not blinded by the temptations and struggles of the world like the other characters.
Please correct the below sentence to utilize proper grammar. John, whom struggled to stay awake; slowly dropped his head as the Supervisor came around: giving him a tap on the back of the head to soft to jolt the typographer back to attention.
John, who struggled to stay awake, slowly dropped his head as the supervisor came around giving John a tap on the back of the head too soft to jolt him back to attention.