Introductory Paragraphs. Essays. Types of essays. There are a few types of essays. Different textbooks list 3 or 4 or 5 different types. Essay types are most often defined by their purpose (e.g. analysis of a text, or to persuade the audience regarding an issue in society)
E.g.: Instead of ‘I believe that keeping pets is a form of imprisonment’ simply write:
‘Keeping pets is a form of imprisonment’.