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.

The Mystery of Lewis Carrol

When Charles L. Dodgson was born in January 1832, his paternal aunt wrote a letter to his parents, welcoming the “dear little stranger” and begging…

Sherlock Holmes, For King and Country

Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes saga has enjoyed — or in some cases suffered – countless reinventions since its original publication from 1887 to 1927. The…

The Problem of Teenage Gangs

Adolescence is one of the most difficult and turbulent periods of life for both parents and their children. During their transit from childhood to adult…

The Birth of the Illuminati Conspiracy

At the beginning of 1797, John Robison was a man with a solid and long-established reputation in the British scientific establishment. He had been Professor…

Geronimo: The Warrior

Geronimo (1829-1909), whose given name was Goyahkla, sometimes spelled Goyathlay, is one of the most famous figures in the history of the American Indian resistance…

Ways to Solve Conflicts

Life often requires people to participate in unpleasant situations. Being able to deal with daily stresses, deadlines, loads of work, and personal flaws is an…

The Prehistory of Artificial Intelligence

How old are the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence? Many might trace their origins to the mid-twentieth century, and the work of people such…

What is Autism?

About a century ago, people with noticeable mental deprivations were mostly considered ill, and placed in asylums. Nowadays, when psychologists know much more about different…

The Zika Virus

Every year, international media outlets launch new informational campaigns dedicated to new diseases–usually viral–that are expected to threaten the health of people all over the…

John L. Sullivan Fights America

By Christopher Klein A dense ocean of humanity lapped up to the doorstep of John L. Sullivan’s gilded liquor palace. Heads craned and tilted as…

History of the Oscars

Hollywood produces dozens, if not hundreds, of movies annually. Although a significant part of them is meant solely for entertainment and possess little-to-no artistic value,…

The Mozart Effect

It is a well-known fact that listening to different kinds of music can evoke various feelings and moods in a listener. For example, listening to…

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…

What Coca-Cola Does to Your Health

What is the most popular non-alcoholic drink in the world, after tea? Obviously, Coca-Cola. Wherever you go to, you will see commercials advertising it; whatever…

Robert Greene, the First Bohemian

The only known image of the dramatist, poet, pamphleteer, and initially unrepentant libertine Robert Greene is a woodcut from John Dickenson’s Greene in Conceipt, printed…

The Last Great Explorer

By Brook Wilensky-Lanford The quest to find the Garden of Eden sounds like an occupation that should have fallen by the wayside well before the…

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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…

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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…

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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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