Presentation on theme: "Generally there are four major types of essays that depend on the writer’s purpose of writing. The four major types include a narrative essay, a descriptive."— Presentation transcript:
Generally there are four major types of essays that depend on the writer’s purpose of writing. The four major types include a narrative essay, a descriptive essay, an expository essay and an argumentative essay.
All narrative essays follow the author’s main purpose of telling a personal experience or anecdote that constitutes the topic of the essay. Narrative essay, though written in the author’s point of view, should be engaging to the readers. It should have a clear and focused intent that is written in the essay’s introduction. Examples of Narrative Essays An anecdote essay
Descriptive essays’ purpose is to show through words and sentence construction the deeper meaning of an essay topic. Significant place, person or idea should be described throughout the content of the essay and should be contribute to the meaning behind the choice of subject. Colorful words and vivid descriptions are present in descriptive essays and make it as the easiest type of essay among the four. Examples of Descriptive Essays A travel essay A personality essay
Facts is what best describes expository essays. It is informative and is keen to details that show explanations about the chosen essay topic. The writer should give figures and statistics as well as examples to give a strong expository essay. Writer’s feelings and emotions should not be revealed on the entity of the paper. The use of first person’s point of view should also be avoided. Examples of Descriptive Essays A cause and effect essay A comparison essay A process or how to essay
Argumentative essay’s purpose is to convince the readers to believe in what the author’s believes with. Facts and logics should be given and should form the entire side of the argument but the main voice should have a certain position. Expert opinion and great reasoning are two of the skills that this type of essay will show. Examples of Argumentative Essays A review on a policy, an order or a law A call to action about a certain scenario that occurred