Challenge Time!

Attempt the following expository essay prompts. Keep in mind, the purpose of an expository essay is to explain.


  1. Explain why sometimes your parents are very strict
  2. Explain why the government censors society so tightly in Bradbury's Farenheit 451.
  3. Even one of Julius Caesar's best friends, Brutus, betrays him by stabbing him to death. Why do you think this is? Explain.
  4. Give examples and explain why distracted driving is wrong.
  5. Explain why it is important to continue to study literature from various time periods even today.

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