The Different Types Of Composition

There are different types of composition that are being used; and it all depends upon the objective of the writer. The purpose of the writer determines what type of composition is to be made.

The different types of composition are narration, exposition, argumentation and description.

The Narration type of composition gives the readers with the impression of a particular event as well as gives the readers the sense of actually witnessing it. What happened and how it happened are also discussed. In here, the writer tries to emphasize the story of a particular event by narrating or telling it to the readers.


Exposition type of composition usually analyzes a character or a situation, give directions, define a term as well as to make something clearer to one presumably does not understand something. In here, the writer tries to expose some information to the readers to make them understand and informed about certain information.

The Argumentation type of composition appeals to the reader’s reasoning capability as well as to the reader’s emotion. This type of composition makes the readers change their mind, his attitude as well as his points of views and feelings. In here, the writer tries to persuade the readers by giving an argument that will challenge their reasons with regards to their opinion and thoughts about

a certain thing or idea.

The Description type of composition usually attempts to make the reader realize how the writer felt under certain circumstances. It further makes the reader see or hear something as the writer saw or heard. It also makes the readers to fell the quality of direct experience. In here, the writer tries to describe what he sees and feel to the readers, making the readers see what he saw and feel what he felt.

The different usage of the types of compositions really depends upon the writer’s ends or objectives. If he or she wants to tell a certain scenario and make the readers like actually witnessing it then the writer might use the narration type. If he or she wants to give information or analyze a certain situation and the like, then the writer might use the exposition type. If he or she wants argue with a certain idea, then the writer might use the argumentation type and if he or she wants to describe something and tells the readers what he or she physically saw or experienced then he or she might use the description type.

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