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Unformatted text preview: Descriptive – shows what something or someone looks like or what something feels like. (typically relies on sensory details appealing to the five senses) Emphasizes details 3) Expository – to inform, to explain to make clear, to discuss, to set forth, to teach. (This is the most common type of reading you will encounter in your college courses). 4) Persuasive – to convince the reader to adopt the writer’s point of view. An attempt to change another person’s feelings or opinions by using emotional or ethical appeals....
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- Spring '09