Types of Paragraphs and Methods

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Personal
extension of narrative/descriptive paragraph. A writer describes a story in which they learned something profound or discovered about life. 1ST PERSON
Expository
most common essay form in school. A writer attempts to persuade a belief or explain a topic to the reader.
Literary
formal, and academic essay in which pieces of literature are analyzed for characterization, style, theme or use of figurative language.
Quotation Incorporation
method in which a writer defends their interpretation of a literary work by using direct quotation from the text.
Paraphrase
a method in which a writer will restate the original text in different words for clarification.