Characteristics of an Expository Essay

Characteristics of an Expository Essay - 1. Define the...

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1. Define the expository essay from the Essay Classifications table. Expository essay: uses evidence, examples, or facts to explain a concept or to inform about a topic with a thesis as its base; the information must be presented fairly and in a nonbiased manner. 2. What is the difference between expository and persuasive essays? The difference between expository and persuasive essays is; expository essays use evidence, examples, or facts to inform about a topic. A persuasive essay uses evidence, examples, or facts to persuade the reader to accept your point of view. 3. Expository essays build on what two activities? Expository essays build on critical thinking and research. 4. What are the four characteristics of the expository essay? The four characteristics of an expository essay are: A defined and narrowed thesis statement in the introduction. Evidence, examples, statistics, or facts in each paragraph in the body of the paper to support the thesis.
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course CRT 220 crt 220 taught by Professor Axiacollege during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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