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Expository essays are often assigned in academic settings. In an expository essay you need to consider an idea, investigate the idea, explain the idea, and then make an argument.  While it may seem overwhelming, writing an expository essay is easy if you take it one step at a time.
Virginia Department of Education Commonwealth of Virginia, 2017