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Kinesiology and Allied Health
One of the most difficult aspects of expository writing is deciding what details to include and which to eliminate. Providing too much detail can bog down the flow of an essay, while too little can render the essay vague and unclear. In her essay on sleep, Meredith Merritt provides an appropriate amount of detail. What are some strategies you use for deciding what to include and what not to include in your essays? What are some ways to organize an essay around the details?
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"Sleep and Its Effects on the Human Body,"
The Idea of an Essay: Vol. 2
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/idea_of_an_essay/vol2/iss1/20