This resource is actually 5 separate resources but we will look at them all as one.
The first is an overview of essay writing: “Essay Writing”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/01/
Second, an overview of the Expository essay and the classic “five part” essay: “Expository Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/02/
Third, an overview of the Descriptive Essay, a technique we will discuss in this class: “Descriptive Essays” : https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/3/
Fourth, an overview of the Narrative Essay, a technique we will also discuss: “Narrative Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/4/
And finally, an overview of argumentative or persuasive techniques, which we will also discuss in this class: “Argumentative Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/5/