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7.4: Modes of Writing

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    Overview

    This section of the Wiki will investigate the several modes of writing. It will give helpful hints to instructors on what and how to teach these modes of writing with examples, past assignments, and prior exercises that helped fellow instructors effectively teach these modes.

    Description

    Description is the process by which a writer describes things he or she senses in order to evoke those same senses in the reader.

    Narration

    Narration is the act of telling a story in writing.

    Exposition

    Exposition is used to explain, describe, give information or inform.

    Evaluation

    Evaluation is a type of writing intended to critique a given subject according to a set of criteria.

    Argumentation

    Argumentation is meant to defend a certain point of view through writing.


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