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Exploring the Differences Between Narrative, Expository and Persuasive EssaysYou have been asked to write an essay...but what type should you write? What is the difference between Narrative, Expository and Persuasive essays?
Remember... A Narrative Essay (Storytelling/Connections) •Tells a story •Has a clear beginning, middle, and end •Sequenceof events is very important and story can follow plot chart pretty well. •Needs to have words that move reader through time. For example, Before, after, during, next, etc…
An Expository Essay (Fact/Opinion Based) •Tells how to do something or how to define something •Needs supporting details---more than just a list of examples •Could use Cause/Effect or Comparative structures
A Persuasive Essay -Attempts to convince others that your opinion/viewpoint is correct