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Writing Effective Informative Essays

Writing Effective Informative Essays

Author: Mackenzie W

This lesson defines analytical and definition essays and provides insight into how to write them.

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Terms to Know
  • Analysis

    Analysis is the intellectual process of breaking something (a text, data set, situation, etc.) down into smaller parts for the purpose of understanding it better.

  • Analytical Essay

    An analytical essay is a type of informative essay that analyzes parts of an item (text, data set, situation, etc.) and explains their meaning, purpose, or result in relation to the whole.

  • Definition Essay

    A definition essay is a type of informative essay that explains the meaning of a complicated word or concept or alters—by complicating, adding to, or otherwise changing—the standard definition of a word or concept.