Category Archives: Hortatory Exposition

Save the Earth, Mr. President!: Reading Practice 3 (hortatory exposition)

By | March 15, 2016

I am a sixth-grade student at Liberty Middle School in Morganton, North Carolina. I think the first thing you should do, Mr. President, is take specific action to protect our environment. I am concerned about the natural wonders of our nation and of the world being preserved both for my generation and for future generations. There are many… Read More »

Let’s Plant More Trees: Reading Practice 2 (hortatory exposition)

By | March 14, 2016

What do you see on our school grounds? You’ll probably notice a big gray building, a black parking lot, a gray playground, and a small field with patches of grass. What don’t you see? Trees. Planting trees would make our school look beautiful, but there are more important reasons why trees should be planted. First, planting trees will… Read More »

Let’s Keep the Environment Clean: Reading Practice 1 (hortatory exposition)

By | January 16, 2016

Sometimes when I pass some certain places in Jakarta, I often see piles of trash by the side of the street or even by the river. The view is annoying. It makes our city look very ugly and dirty. If we walk near the the piles of trash, we could smell stinky odors coming from them. Piles of… Read More »

Hortatory Exposition

By | January 13, 2016

Apa sih sebenarnya hortatory exposition? Ya, sebenarnya secara umum hampir sama dengan analytical exposition. Baik hortatory maupun analytical bersifat agumentatif persuasif, artinya, penulis berupaya mempengaruhi atau membujuk pembaca melalui tulisannya untuk mendukung dan mengikuti sudut pandangnya terhadap isu atau persoalan tertentu. Seperti halnya analytical exposition, hortatory exposition juga diawali dengan thesis statement, yakni sebuah pernyataan (kadang-kadang juga berupa… Read More »