"Essay writing is an art. It is not a juxtaposition of different ide logical sequence where one idea naturally leads to another, and finally takes us to a synthesis or conclusion. Mere statement of facts and figures also does not constitute an essay. It must contain an intelligent analysis of facts or situations giving arguments and counter arguments so that an acceptable conclusion is reached.
Reading a book on essays proves immensely useful to the entire student community-whether in schools or colleges-??whether pursuing regular courses or through distance education, or whether preparing for various competitive examinations. This is because of the proven fact that a well-written book on essays is an ocean of knowledge on various topics in different fields. Besides, reading essays develops in the readers the quality of thinking logically, coherently and analysing the problems scientifically. This goes a long way in improving their calibre of answering even textual questions in an examination.
The present book 100 Essays is a unique presentation of essays on a variety of topics ranging-from social, political, economic and educational-to those relating to current problems and burning issues of modem Indian society. It will not only enhance the readers' knowledge on various topics covered therein but also apprise them with various measures being taken by the government and other concerned organisations to address the various issues to meet the challenges that lie ahead. The selection of essays has been made keeping in view the topics that are frequently set in various academic and competitive examinations. The text and latest data have been painstakingly prepared after referring to authentic sources. An attempt has been made to keep the style simple and lucid and equip the readers with sufficient vocabulary to develop an impressive style of writing an essay.
The book will be highly useful to school & college students, aspirants of Civil Services (Main), Indian Forest Service, Indian Economic/Statistical Service, SSC, PCS, Railways, and various other competitive examinations, educational and entrance tests."
as relating to some topic, but a systematic delineation of viewpoints presented in a logical sequence where one idea naturally leads to another, and finally takes us to a systematic delineation of viewpoints presented in a