The expository essay is more direct, offers a less argued view of a subject and does not focus so much on the author’s world view.
Introduction: begins with the presentation of the topic and the lines of approach from where it will be studied.
- Development: continues with the presentation of the different perspectives of analysis that the topic has had and the most representative ones, as well as the impact that each one has generated in a determined sector of society.
- Conclusion: to finalize the most outstanding ideas are described and a path is shown very briefly by which its approach could be continued.
The expository text simply presents the theme, if it exposes the author’s ideas, it does so directly and without the obligation to argue valid reasons that support his thinking.
Parts of a university essay
The university essay gathers the characteristics according to the study area. It is always an academic text because the ideas presented in it must not only be exposed, but analyzed and supported by other visions and theoretical referents.
The university essay requires prior study of the subject to be able to be carried out. With this type of text we seek to know what the student has understood about the subject studied as well as the student’s personal vision on the subject, their critical vision and their position of action before the problem.
- Introduction: the subject to be treated is described, the hypothesis or questions that we will seek to answer as well as the most outstanding authors who have addressed the subject.
- Development: follow an organized description of the topic, its location in a contextual space that helps us understand the magnitude of it. Our vision and analysis of the topic are presented and we support the ideas with the vision of authority referents in the area.
Conclusion: we conclude by presenting once again our view of the matter, in a reasoned manner and challenging the reader in a way that supports our approach.