An analysis essay often describes a place (or situation) and evaluates reasons why something is true about the place using examples and descriptive details. Writers may also include suggestions on ways to improve the place or situation in their analysis. When you write an analysis essay, remember to help readers follow the connections between your ideas. Use linear information structure to connect old information to new information. Use constant information structure to add more information about the same idea or topic.
In this assignment, you are going to write an analysis essay. As you prepare your essay, think about the question, “What makes a public place appealing?” Choose one of the topics below: