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Unformatted text preview: or issues and the consequences that result. Classification divide into groups and explain each group. Definition the meaning of a term Analogy imaginative comparison between 2 unlike topics - an extended metaphor. PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION Chronological the order in which events happen. This is used to tell a story, to relate to an incident, to recount an historical event, or to describe the steps in a process Spatial the arrangement of objects in an environment. It is used in descriptive writing. It allows the reader to visualize the scene Deductive the paragraph begins with the main idea and then reinforced by specific supporting sentences. (general to specific) Inductive a series of specific observations or supporting statements lead to a main idea (the opposite of deductive)...
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