38 Modes of Exposition
A type of essay or composition offering information on a topic, concept, process, or issue. Logic, facts, and examples support a thesis or main clam.
This storytelling composition might inform, entertain, or even instruct through example. Narration uses sensory description but may also use figurative language to add to the intensity of the story.
sadness at receiving the draft notice. But he also felt a sense of pride in getting a chance to serve his country.
A type of composition giving the reader details about an object, person, or experience. It can also describe a topic or the particular components of a concept.
This essay type goes beyond mere informative writing. The writer must take a stand on a topic or thesis and attempt to sway the reader to agree with the claim. Logic, examples, and rhetorical devices support the writer’s stance.