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Unformatted text preview: Comparison-Contrast, Cause-Effect, Argumentation-Persuasion, and Dialectic. A descriptive essay greatly uses adjectives to depict a scene or event. It enforces the writer to explain what was evident through the senses of touch, sight, smell, sound, and taste. Other senses such as fear and pain could also be used. The narrative essay follows the development of a person through a series of experiences and reflections. It is commonly written in the first person present or past tense and uses chronological order. A definitive essay provides a clear explanation about a term using facts, definitions, and possible anecdotes. When one writes an exemplification essay they...
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