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Is an expository essay the same as an informative essay?

Is an expository essay the same as an informative essay?

People always write for a reason and when it comes to doing an expository or an informative essay, the same applies. While an expository article is all about explaining and even giving descriptions, informative articles stick to informing with no room for giving opinions.

What is the difference between informational and expository text?

It is informational text (text that gives information) that explains something to the reader. Expository and informational text are ALMOST the same thing. The only difference is that expository text can include opinions. Informational text just sticks to the facts.

What are informative essays?

An informative essay is an academic assignment where the author’s job is to inform the audience about the subject of the paper. The subject of an informative essay can be a person, an object, a phenomenon, or an event.

What are the differences between persuasive and expository essays?

The thesis in an expository essay is more fact-based as it aims to inform or explain something to the reader whereas the thesis in a persuasive writing aims to convince and persuade the reader with an argument, based on personal opinion.

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Ruth Doyle