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Analyzing Written Essays

• What are the four types of essay organization discussed in the course readings? What characteristics make these essays expository?

The four types of essay organizations discussed in the course readings are topic, time order, space order and informative process.   The characteristics that make these essays expository are a defined thesis in the introduction, evidence in each paragraph to support the thesis, information presented in a non-biased opinion, and the use of third person writing. The four types of essay organizations discussed in the course readings are topic, time order, space order and informative process.   The characteristics that make these essays expository are a defined thesis in the introduction, evidence in each paragraph to support the thesis, information presented in a non-biased opinion, and the use of third person writing.

• What distinguishes space organization from time organization or informative-process organization in an essay?

Space order refers to information that deals with location.   Time order is organized information that sequentially moves from one time period to another.   Informative process is best described as instructional writing or “how to” writing.

• How does the organization of each essay help the reader understand the subject matter of that essay?

“How to Succeed as an Online Student” lists important steps to teach online students what it takes to be successful in an online academic atmosphere. This helps the reader understand that in order to succeed you must follow these steps.

• Of the essays you read, which one has the most effective organization? Why is that organization the most effective?

“A Soul as Free as the Air: About Lucy Stone” has the most effective organization.   The essay organizes the information from the beginning of Lucy stones achievements; being the first woman in Massachusetts to receive a college...
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