THE EXPOSITORY ESSAY
An expository essay is aimed to explain some subject by presenting a very clear and complete picture of other people’s views on this certain situation or event. It may also be in a form of a report. The main idea of any expository essay is to present a certain event or situation in detail to the reader. This essay may also be called a coalition of facts and opinions, which are free from the author’s criticism but with a deep analysis of the provided information. An expository essay should have the same basic structure as any typical essay, with an introductory paragraph, body paragraphs, and a summary. You should still attempt to refer to the preferred T.E.E.L structure. The introductory paragraph will contain the topic for discussion. You will then go on in your paragraphs to unpack and explain your topic. Use each paragraph to explain different elements of the topic. Be sure your topics are arranged in a complimentary order and that your overall exploration of the topic flows well. (You might explore one point of the topic over more than one paragraph, this is fine. A point per paragraph is merely a guide) Do not forget to provide evidence from reputable sources to support your points on the topic. 800-1000 words
* Exploration of the forming of identity (Medical, psychological perspective) * Exploration of national identity
* Exploration of identification of others (racism, prejudice, etc.) * Exploration of identification of self by association with a group. For example – Religions - Catholic, Protestant, Muslim. Etc. Sub Cultures –Alternative, Goth, Rockabilly, Atheism. Etc
Sample Essay on the United Nations
Introduction to topic
Points being addressed –
Major environmental issues and UN’s activities: Climate change
United Nations and the Environment Essay
Such a huge structure as the United Nations Organization includes several subsidiary organs, which deal with different types of issues. The environmental crisis has become a vital issues nowadays the UN did not leave it unnoticed and has addressed some of the major contemporary environmental issues. It created a special program called the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). UNEP proclaims environment for development and is aimed to save the best that nature has given Earth. Point 1
Every person on the planet has already felt at least some minimal influences caused by constant deterioration of the environment. The pollution of water, soil and air by various numerous chemicals has produced a terrible effect on the planet’s environment. Most of the people live under a constant threat of a cataclysm. Recent “Katrina” and “Rita” events in the United States are the best proof. Environmental pollution causes a large number of awful diseases. Even a special branch of Law –Environmental Law has been created in order to prevent “environmental violence”. Urbanization has caused the destruction of valuable forests. One of the brightest examples is the situation in the Pacific North-West. Environment has suffered from many negative influences that need to be stopped or be prevented in order to be sure that future generations will be able to survive. UNEP is the programme that does a lot for the planet in general and environment in particular. It took control over the major environmental issues such as: water, air pollution, climate change, proper land use and waste that create so much environmental troubles.
The change of climate of the planet’s surface leads to the problem of greenhouse gases which “account for around 98% of the environmental pressure leading to climate change”. They are: nitrous oxide (N2O), carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4). The activity of these gases leas to the Global Warming Effect, as all three of them are able to trap heat in the atmosphere. The danger lies in the Earth’s rising...
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