Question: What are two characteristics of successful persuasive essays?
Answer: “Persuasiveness of essays was most strongly related to strategic adaptation and quality of audience analysis.” KM Black. 19987. P. 439.
Comment: Seems like a no-brainer, but it isn’t easy. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1988), 434-452.