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Please note : This genre is commonly assigned as a tool for classroom evaluation and is often found in various exam formats. It is essential that this thesis statement be appropriately narrowed to follow the guidelines set forth in the assignment.
If the student does not master this portion of the essay, it will be quite difficult to compose an effective or persuasive essay. Transitions are the mortar that holds the foundation of the essay together.
Each paragraph should be limited to the exposition of one general idea. This will allow for clarity and direction throughout the essay.
It is important to note that each paragraph in the body of the essay must have some logical connection to the thesis statement in the opening paragraph. Often times, students are required to write expository essays with little or no preparation; therefore, such essays do not typically allow for a great deal of statistical or factual evidence.
Though creativity and artfulness are not always associated with essay writing, it is an art form nonetheless. Try not to get stuck on the formulaic nature of expository writing at the expense of writing something interesting.
Remember, though you may not be crafting the next great novel, you are attempting to leave a lasting impression on the people evaluating your essay. It is at this point of the essay that students will inevitably begin to struggle. This is the portion of the essay that will leave the most immediate impression on the mind of the reader.
You can order your sections in the most logical way to explain your ideas. Do not introduce new information in the conclusion. It needs to include the focus sentence for the entire essay. On the other hand, if the topic requires fewer points, then decrease the number of these sections. Think about which types of expository essays are easier and which are more challenging for you. If relevant, note of the book's format, such as, layout, binding, typography, etc. Skip to main content.
Therefore, it must be effective and logical.