Generic Structure of Analytical Exposition Text

Generic Structure of Analytical Exposition Text

Analytical Exposition Text

Generic Structure of Analytical Exposition Text

       Before discussing about the generic structure of Analytical exposition text, it’s better to know about the definition of it.


       Analytical exposition is a kind of text that belongs to the type of argumentation text where the text contains detailed author’s thinking about a phenomenon that is around. The social function of this text is to convince the reader that the presented topic is an important topic for discussion or attention by way of arguments or the opinions that support the idea or topic. (Also read : The Function of Discussion Text)


        To reveal the readers that something is the important case

Generic Structure:

  1. Thesis
  2. Arguments
  3. Reiteration/Conclusion

Explanation about Generic Structure of Analytical exposition:

Thesis : In section thesis, the author introduces the topic or main idea that will be discussed. Thesis has always been in the first paragraph of analytical exposition.

Arguments : The topic discussed by the author is a very important topic or need attention. In this section this section the author presents the arguments or the opinions that support the idea of the author, usually in a text. Analytical exposition have more than two arguments. The more arguments appear, the more confident the reader.

Reiteration : This section is always located at the end of the paragraph. Reiteration contains rewriting or replacement of ideas that contained in the first paragraph. Reiteration is also commonly called the conclusion. (Also read other article at : Kau Mampu Mengetuk Pintu Hati Ku)

Dominant Language Features:

  1. Using modals
  2. Using action verbs
  3. Using thinking verbs
  4. Using adverbs
  5. Using adjective
  6. Using technical terms
  7. Using general and abstract noun
  8. Using connectives/transition

Example of this Analytical Exposition:

Generic Structure Text
Thesis        Do you know if you are too fat, you may have serious problems with your health? A group of doctors wrote a report about some of the effects of too much fat.
Arguments        One important effect is on the heart. If you are fat, your heart has to work harder. This may lead to a heart attack; or it may lead to other heart problem.

       In addition, extra fat can also change the amount of sugar in your blood. This can cause serious disease such as diabetes.

       Furthermore high blood pressure is another possible result of being fat.

Reiteration/Conclusion        More studies are needed about all these problems. But one thing is clear, extra fat may make your life shorter.

Another example

The power of music in our life

       Do you agree that music is important in our life? Yes I do, music has certain role completing our day to day activities. Here are some reasons why music is heard everywhere and anywhere. (Also read other article at : Ciri Ciri Tumbuhan Dikotil)

            Music is a way to express feelings. When we fall in love, the kind of music we’d listen to would be all about love. When we’re sad, we would go for music that is melancholic in nature and immerse ourselves in the sadness. When we’re happy, we’d choose songs with happy tunes too.

         Song can help to memorize the last experiences. A favorite song is a powerful documentary. People with Alzheimer which are impaired the brain would remember details about songs they were familiar with. For example, an elderly woman who couldn’t even remember her husband’s name would remember the details of her favorite song; when it was played, how it made her feel and things about the song that made it especially memorable for her.

       Further, music can unite people for a cause and changes the world. A song with good lyric and striking deep chord can stimulate the universal feeling of all people. We can see it in the case of the famous and legendary Michael Jackson’s Heal the World. It can arouse humanism of a lot people in this world.

      So what would the world be like without music? It would be lonely. (Also read other article at : UAS Bahasa Inggris Kelas 9 Semester 1)

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