Exposition is a form of oral or written discourse that is used to explain, describe, provide information or inform readers.1b) Purpose:The purpose of the expository essay is to give information about a topic. It explains the topic in a way the audience will understand.
- A definition of Pantomime, by Julian Barnes
- Hot Hands, by Stephen Jay Gould
- Process Analysis in Barry Lopez's "Migration"
The basic purpose of narrative is to entertain, to gain and hold a readers' interest, the purpose of the expository essay is to give information about the topic, and a personal narrative is a story told in the first person, often using pronouns like "I," "me," and "mine."