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Different Types of Essay

Critical essay type

This essay is an analysis of a certain reading and basically it is a summary of the point of view
presented in this reading and an evaluation of this work. The process of writing a critical essay
can become a challenge for any student in case of inappropriate usage of criticism in the paper.
Persuasive essay
Persuasive essay convince the audience and make it accept the arguments of the essay as well as
the conclusions reveal the arguments that support the thesis statement of the work. Evaluate the
made statements and the given arguments.

College Application Essay

list of reasons why the person is applying to a college or any other establishment. The applicant
is supposed to indicate how he will benefit from becoming a student of a given college or
university and what is that he can contribute to it.
Narrative essay type
writing a story connected with personal experiences. The key element of a narrative essay is a
defined point of view presented in the paper and delivered through sharing emotions and sensory
details with the reader.
Argumentative Essay
The author through proper reasoning, inducting and making conclusions, must prove the
assertions or the theories of the argumentative essay. If the author fails to apply the reasons and
conclusions to the topic of the essay such essay is considered to be an unsubstantiated opinion....
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Descriptive type of essay
The author basically describes what he observes and perceives. The main message is the reason
the author wants to share this experience with the reader. A descriptive essay is to make the
reader believe as if he has seen and experienced something on his own.

Compare and Contrast Essay

Compare and contrast essay is basically a composition, which is concentrated on
two points. The compare and contrast essay reveals the differences and the
similarities of these two points, things, situations, etc. The main task of any writer
is to find as many similarities and a difference, as it is possible.
Cause and effect Essay
It is concentrated on the ability of the writer to connect the reasons the things
happen and the consequences they might have. In other words it is the connection
between the causes of events and the effects this cause have on any analyzed
Expository Essay type
Expository essay type 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.
Personal Essay
This type of essay has a purpose of revealing the personality of the applicant for a
graduate education in a certain field of study. Ordinarily, the applicant is expected
to include his personal history and experiences that were vital for this specific
educational choice.
Definition type of Essay
Definition essay is an essay concentrated on the explanation of the meaning of a
definite term. The term may be analyzed from the position of one and only
meaning and also from the position of subjectivity of the person defining the term.
Application Essay
Application essay reveals the true motivation of the applicant or in other words
indicated his interest and his true purpose to apply. The applicant’s ability to
objectively describe himself and predict his behavior in different possible future
situations is crucial. A good college application essay never includes irrelevant
personal details.
Reflective essay type
Aeflect a personal event or experience of the essay author. The main condition is
that it has to be a certain personal experience on which the author has his very own
perception. This experience or even is revealed in the essay in order to demonstrate
its importance for understanding social relations and the essence of people.

Process essay
Describtion of a definite process through a series of steps or stags. The procedure
is ordinarily described inside out. The title of a process essay needs to be
informative and tell the reader what kind of process will be analyzed in it. It is also
vital to make the accent on the most important fixed steps of the process.
Comparison type of essay
This type is focused on the comparison of things, people, facts or events. Its basic
purpose it to find the most significant similarities or the differences of specific
things, facts, events, etc. First is described the less significant points and up to the
conclusion the most significant point is revealed. In this type of essay ordinarily
analyze either only the similarities or only the differences.
Five paragraph essay
A 5-paragraph essay is on of the classic essay forms. It is an essay type, which
deals with the analysis of any given topic. One of the key elements of how to write
a 5-paragraph essay is to make a draft of thought.
Classification essay type
Classification essay type deals with the Classification of organizing the logical
connections in it. The author of a classification essay is supposed to organize or
sort the arguments of the essay in categories. An important thing to mention is that
the categories are to fully resemble the essence of the essay’s topic.
Interview essay
This type of essay is created on the basis of an interview conducted by the author
of the paper. Therefore it is vital to understand how to conduct an interview and
what questions are crucial for a good interview essay. This essay type has the aim
of revealing the personality of the interviewed person to the reader and this is the
reason the questions should be concentrated on the person’s main life positions,
opinions, interests and preferred activities.
Response essay type
It is basically a response to some work by the author. This is a personal reaction
and attitude to the specific ideas revealed in a certain work and their application of
the author’s life. The expressed arguments always have a very subjective character
and correspond to the author’s critical abilities.
Observation essay
This type of essay permits the reader “view” the described experience with his own
eyes. Here, the essay author becomes a film, which only grabbed the scenery for
the reader, and he is the only one to analyze it. The author in this type of essay is
nothing but a technical device to deliver the observations.
Exploratory type of essay
the author basically begins writing the work without having a definite position or
attitude to the analyzed subject. This is a “flow” essay as the conclusions come to
the author in the Exploratory of writing. It is different fro other essays as it is not
aimed to reveal the author’s knowledge on the topic but the ability to learn
throughout the Exploratory of writing.