How to Write an Essay/Types of Essay

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Definition Essay

Conveying an idea or theory. This type of essay looks to give a definition and then present organized examples to back this up.

Choice Essay

Provides a critique of options and then selects the most appropriate choice in their opinion.

Persuasive Essay

The purpose of the persuasive ultius essay is to persuade the reader to acknowledge the author's point of view or proposition. The writer must build a case gathering facts and rational thinking, examples, experts opinions, and sound thinking. The author should exhibit all sides of the argument, however should have the capacity to convey obviously and without quibble why a specific position is right.