The Five Types of Exposition.

Description: The Author hammers out a detailed text about what the reader should see in his or her own mind.

Comparison: The author illustrates what’s going on or the location of the action/drama by comparing it to something else.

Cause and Effect: How did something come to be? Let’s just examine what happened and how we got here.

Problem And Solution: Here’s the problem, and here’s how we (or our characters) can solve it.

Sequential: Here’s what happened, Step 1, Step 2, Step 3…


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