An expository or informative essay is a genre of writing which tends to explain,

An expository or informative essay is a genre of writing which tends to explain, illustrate, clarify,
or explicate something in a way that it becomes clear for readers.
Task: Please write an 8-paragraph expository essay (an introduction with a detailed thesis statement that you underline, 6 body paragraphs of 10-12 sentences each, and a conclusion) based on one of the following options:
Option #1: Nature versus Nurture
Premise = Nature versus nurture is a debate about whether people are influenced by nature (their genes; inherited characteristics that they are born with) or nurture (learned behavior from their environment/surroundings).
Prompt = Discuss whether Okonkwo was influenced by nature OR nurture based on his actions and decision-making skills. Be sure to take a position (either nature OR nurture) and use six (6) specific textual examples from Things Fall Apart Chapters 1 – 25 to support your response; use 1 textual example per body paragraph and include historical context.

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