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YAYANG SAVITA

XI IA 2
SOSIAL FUNCTION

LANGUAGE FEATURES

ANALYTICAL
EXPOSITION GENERIC STRUCTURE

GENERIC FEATURES

TEXT
An analytical exposition is a sort text.

Social function : to persuade by presenting


arguments to analyze or explain “how” and “why”

In persuading the readers or listeners, some


supporting ideas or arguments on why the writer’s
opinion is important, are presented. Since analytical
exposition is popular among scientists, academic
community and educated people then you can find
this type of text in scientific books, journals,
magazines, newspaper articles, academic speech or
lectures, research report etc.
• Emotive words (e.g. worried, alarmed etc)
• Words that qualify statements (e.g. usual,
Probably etc)
• Words that link arguments (e.g. firstly,
However, therefore etc
1. Thesis:
Introduces the topic and shows speaker or writer’s
position;Outlines of the arguments are presented.

2. Arguments:
It consists about Point and Elaboration
a.Point, states the main argument
b.Elaboration, develops and supports each point of
argument

3. Conclusion:
Reiteration (restatement), restates speaker or writer’s
position
1.An analytical exposition focuses on generic human and non
human participants.

2.It uses mental processes. It is used to state what the writer or


speaker thinks or feels about something. For example: realize,
feel etc.

3.It uses emotive and evaluative words

4.It often needs material processes. It is used to state what


happens, e.g. ….has polluted… etc.

5.It usually uses Simple Present Tense and Present Perfect Tense

6.Enumeration is sometimes necessary to show the list of given


arguments: Firstly,secondly …, Finally, etc
Thesis
Cars should be banned in the city. As we all know, cars create pollution, and cause a lot
of road deaths and other accidents.

Argument 1
Firstly, cars, as we all know, give contribution to the most of the pollution in the world.
Cars emit deadly gas that causes illness such as bronchritis, lung cancer, and ‘triggers’
off asthma. Some of these illnesses are so bad that people can die from them.

Argument 2
Secondly, the city is very busy. Pedestrians wander everywhere and cars commonly hit
pedestrains in the city, which causes them to die. Cars today are our roads biggest
killers.
Argument 3
Thirdly, cars are very noisy. If you live in the city, you may find it hard to sleep at night,
or to concentrate on your homework, and especially when you talk to someone.

Reiteration
In conclusion, cars should be benned from the city for the reason listed.