1. What characteristics make these essays expository? The essay’s I read are filled with information which is provided by facts instead of opinion. 2. How did each author organize the essay (by topic, time order, space order, or informative process)? The essay about Lucy Stone was organized chronologically. The intro paragraph talked about the things the writer would incorporate in the essay; then, the body of the essay started with Lucy’s birth and went all the way to her death. The essay about cochlear implants was organized informatively. This was not a “how to” essay; however, the writer first discussed what the implant was and how it worked before discussing his own personal reasons for choosing to get the implants. 3. Why do you think each author organized his or her essay in this way? In what ways does this organizational choice make the essay effective? What effect could the author have achieved with another type of organization or another type of expository essay? Lucy Stone - I think when talking about a person, it is more effective to put your topics in
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