Exemplification
Exemplification: Sample Use

Sentence Level -
Example(s) used at the sentence level/possibly in
combination with other rhetorical strategies

Exemplification Paragraphs -


** Examples support the topic sentence
** Examples show, explain, and/or prove a point
** R. = Examples are relevant
** O. = Examples are organized
** A. = Examples are adequate.
** D. = Examples are detailed.

Exemplification Essays -
** Propose a thesis statement.
** Provide multiple examples to show, explain, and/or prove
the overall thesis statement.
** Give details to support these examples.
** Use enough examples to show, explain, and/or prove the
thesis statement appropriately.

Essays, Incorporating Exemplification -
** Propose a thesis statement.
** Provide multiple examples to show, explain, and/or prove the
overall thesis statement.
** Give details to support these examples.
** Use a combination of exemplification and other rhetorical
strategies (i.e. description, narration, comparison and contrast) to
show, explain, and/or prove the thesis statement.