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expository

informs, instructs or presents ideas and general truths

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classification

expository; identifies the subject as part of a larger group with shared features

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cause and effect

expository; arguing from the presence/absence of the cause to the (non) existence of the result

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compare/contrast

expository; the subject is shown more clearly by pointing out similarities or differences

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definition

expository; places the subject in a group and then differentiates the subject from other sections of the group

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analysis

expository; discussion of a subject based on content and style

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narration

organizes the events or actions in time or relates them in space; tells what happened, when it happened, and where it happened

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persuasion/argument

convinces an audience by proving or refuting a point of view using induction or deduction