Handout elements of an expository essay the key components and techniques listed below will help you prepare for and organize information for writing your expository essay.
Most of your writing at brown will take the form of essays about a text or group of texts, whether your instructor calls them essays or not. By essay we in this handout will mean a written argument, readable in one sitting, in which some idea is developed and supported.
When you organize an essay it needs to follow a logical sequence. Novel beginning of the book, middle of the book, end of the book.
When considering how to structure an expository essay, you may wish to take out a pen and paper and do an outline straight off the bat. This will help to keep you on the right path and give you a template that will show you how to start.