Describe your experience with the five-paragraph essay in middle school, high school or college. If you were not taught the five-paragraph formula, describe how you were taught how to write an essay. Why is Foley critical of the five-paragraph formula? Be specific.
MLA Format: Include the title of the article in quotation marks and cite page numbers whenever you quote, paraphrase, or summarize the text.
Foley explains, “students trained in the five-paragraph method regard essay writing as an alien, unnatural enterprise” (232).
Length: 200 words (the Canvas text entry box has a word counter in the lower right-hand corner).