KINDS OF ESSAYS
It is not at all important how essay are classified. Usually there are five types of essays. These are as under:
A narrative essay is concerned mainly with the narration of some events. It covers history, biography, a legend or story or any current event.
A descriptive essay consists of description of some natural object, animate or inanimate, some country, place or object of interest – as a library, a fort, a ship etc.
A reflective essay deals with the topics of abstract thing which can be felt like beauty, love, truthfulness, social or political topics, and philosophical or religious subjects.
In such a type of essay, the writer should substantiate his arguments by suitable references, parallel quotation, examples and quotation etc.
These deal with topics which are the result of thinking of the writer’s mind. It includes travel accounts where imaginative of the author has a part to play.