Expository Essay Samples

When writing an expository essay, you need to show the deeper side of your chosen subject. Check out our expository essay samples to better understand the process of writing one yourself.

Road Rage

Considering the ever-increasing pace of life across the globe, possessing a car and being able to drive it has become a necessity a long time…

Elizabeth Bisland’s Race Around the World

This article [Elizabeth Bisland’s Race Around the World] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [Elizabeth Bisland’s Race Around the World] under a Creative…

Copying Pictures, Evidencing Evolution

This article [Copying Pictures, Evidencing Evolution] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2016/05/18/copying-pictures-evidencing-evolution/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to…

The Poet, the Physician, and the Birth of the Modern Vampire

This article [The Poet, the Physician, and the Birth of the Modern Vampire] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/10/16/the-poet-the-physician-and-the-birth-of-the-modern-vampire/] under a Creative…

The Rise and Fall of Bernie Sanders

For the 2016 US presidential primary election, the most revolutionary figure has been Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who ran as a democrat, though he identified…

Wild Heart Turning White: Georg Trakl and Cocaine

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The Reasons Why America Joined WW1

The beginning of the 21st century was stained with one of the most tragic events in human history: the First World War. Although it started…

The Lost World of the London Coffeehouse

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Vesalius and the Body Metaphor

By Marri Lynn Andreas Vesalius threw down a glove in front of established medicine and its scholars when, in 1543, he produced a massive anatomy…

Time and Place: Eric Ravilious (1903-1942)

By Frank Delaney In the early nineteen-eighties, for a commission about the sense of place in John Betjeman’s poetry, I worked with a photographer named…

The Redemption of Saint Anthony

By Colin Dickey In the fall of 1849, Gustave Flaubert invited his two closest friends–Louis Bouilhet and Maxime du Camp–to hear a reading of what…

In Hollywood with Nathanael West

By Marion Meade Hollywood has served as a novelist’s muse for almost a century. The list of writers who found inspiration there includes the likes…

The Tale of Beatrix Potter

By Frank Delaney Her appeal is so powerful that museums hold her in permanent exhibition–and some of them even commemorate her solely. Hollywood has trawled…

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Writing a Narrative Essay

A narrative essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a narration of a certain event or situation. It is a short…

Writing a Persuasive Essay

A persuasive essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a central argument. These essays are sometimes called argumentative essays because of…

Writing an Expository Essay

There are three main types of expository essays: scholarly writing used mainly for academic purposes, which describes or examines a process in a comprehensive way;…

Writing a Critical Essay

A critical essay provides interpretation and analysis of a set text, piece of music, a painting, or play. It must be written with an academic purpose; it…

Writing a Descriptive Essay

A descriptive essay is a form of academic writing that is built around a detailed description of a person, building, place, situation, notion, etc. The…

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