Types Of Writing Styles, Expository, Persuasive, And Narrative

767 Words Aug 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Has anyone ever heard someone say they have swagger? Typically swagger is determined by people’s style. For example, everyone has a specific style of fashion. If an individual puts on some cargo shorts with a tank top and slides that person is probably not going to a job interview. Just like anything else, writing has different expressions. Writing is a form of communication; the person is writing to inform, persuade, describe, or tell a story. There are three main types of writing styles, expository, persuasive, and narrative. We then choose what we want to read according to our interest in each category.
To begin, consider expository writing, which is usually developed around one topic and is used to describe or inform the reader about a particular subject. Some examples of expository writings are magazines and newspaper articles, or periodicals. This form of writing is known to give information, provide explanations and evidence, and share ideas. Expose means to make something visible. To expose or clarify is actually the origin of the word “expository.” Here is an example of expository writing for proposals for Ground Zero Towers by Charles V. Bagli as it appeared in New York Times “The Port Authority and the developer Larry A. Silverstein took one step closer on Monday to a standstill at ground zero, after Mr. Silverstein essentially rejected proposals from the governor for resolving the impasse over building office towers on the 16-acre site.” If an…

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