Montaigne’s three essays “To the Reader,” “Of Cannibals,” and “Of the Inconsistency of Our Actions” illuminate the difficulty of achieving total self-knowledge, and/or self-mastery. An organized essay demonstrates how Montaigne attempts to overcome this difficulty. Also please watch my lecture entitled “Writing essay II” for further guidance.
Be sure to support your argument with a cogent analysis of specific examples from all relevant texts. Papers that rely on opinions or generalizations will automatically receive a failing grade. The link to how to write the essay will be attached below