Seven Types of Paragraph Development
Annotated examples of narration, exposition, definition, classification, description, process analysis, and persuasion paragraph development. The site is an (imaginary) article invented to illustrate many of the "modes of discourse"--the traditional methods by which writing is developed. In succession, the following paragraphs are narration, exposition, definition, classification, description, process analysis, and persuasion. (The process analysis paragraph has been broken into a bulleted list, in typical "how to" style.)
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