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12.4.1: More Strategies and Modes

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    Here are other strategies and modes you may come across: Informative/Expository, Imaginative/Creative, Technical, Definition, Cause and Effect, Process Analysis, Exemplification, Compare and Contrast, and… Classification and Division. Yes, as the Venn diagram shows below, there are intersections between strategies, modes, and genres.

    A Venn diagram shows four overlapping circles with descriptive, narrative, technical, and argument in those four main circles. At the intersection of narrative and argument = manifestos, letters, commentary. At the intersection of descriptive and technical email, report, business plan, resume. At the intersection of narrative and descriptive = memoir and profile. At the intersection of argument and technical = proposals. At the very middle - the intersection of them all is essays and blogs.
    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Venn diagram created by Sybil Priebe using

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