Types of Short essay writing

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You always have to encounter different types of essay writings in school. Regardless of the course, you are taking, you are always required to present a different type of essay. Whether it is for a debate, lab report, or just an argumentation, every piece of literature you encounter in school has a unique way of describing it. Therefore, despite knowing the assignment, you should always strive to respond to the question as correctly as possible. Failure to do this will lead to the nullification of the essay, which will eventually affect the final grade.

Such reasons make short essays a crucial task in school. Just like any other assignment you are given, all assignments have instructions for the structure of the paper. The type of essay assigned will determine how you structure your work. There are several main types of essay, each requiring a slightly different structure custom written. Just by looking at the structuring style, you will know the respective type of essay to write. Let’s discuss some of the common ones:

  • Narrative Essays – This kind of essay is mainly written in the first person. It is typical for the writer to use the first person pronoun and describe his/her actions from the beginning to the end. The narrative type works best when dealing with facts and expository data. The story's main protagonist is often the author, whereas the alternative is more suitable for fictional characters. The primary reason for the narrative form in essay writing is to provide a personal story for the subject matter. The idea is to flow with the reader and not to necessarily tell everything about the topic.
  • Critical Essays – These are the situations where a writer uses another person’s ideas and provides a critical analysis of the subject. Most teachers will grade the essay based on the quality of evidence presented. It is because the reviewing concluded that the information presented wasn’t convincing enough, and the thesis was not adequately demonstrated. The writer needs to provide a worthy defense for the thesis.

What Is A Narrative Essay?

A short essay writing format should be in line with the description of the essay. However, a considerable part of the grading criteria goes with formatting. When writing a short essay, it is vital to stick to the format requirements. The type of essay to write should be evident, to attract the reader and prevent you from overloading your essay with many ideas.

Another critical factor to consider when formatting your essay is the length. Lengthy essays are easily understandable by students. Therefore, it is crucial to stick to the specified word count. The last thing you want to do is rely on guessing the theoretical area, thus unworthy of editing your essay. The sentences that follow a certain format will automatically fit into the available word limit.