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Argumentative Essay

Argument-- An argument essay uses evidence to persuade readers to take your side of an argument. 

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Analytical Essay

Analytical-- An analytical essay provides factual information from a neutral point-of-view.

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Compare & Contrast Essay

Compare & Contrast - A compare and contrast essay show similarities and differences between topics.  

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Descriptive Essay

Description - A description essay utilizes the readers' fives senses - sigh, sound, taste, smell, and touch  - to create a dominant image.

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Narrative Essay

Narrative - A narrative essay tells a story to allow the readers insight into a particular topic.

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SWOT Essay

SWOT  -- A SWOT essay is a tool for auditing an organization and focusing on interanl factors like strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

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