Exposition vs Exemplification - What's the difference?

exposition | exemplification |


As nouns the difference between exposition and exemplification

is that exposition is exposition (action of putting something out to public view) while exemplification is the act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.

exposition

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • The action of exposing something to something, such as skin to the sunlight.
  • The act of declaring]] or [[describe, describing something through either speech or writing.
  • (obsolete) The act of expulsion, or being expelled, from a place.
  • (writing) An essay or speech in which any topic is discussed in detail.
  • (writing) An opening section in fiction, including novel, play, and movie, by which background information about the characters, events, or setting is conveyed.
  • (music) The opening section of a fugue; the opening section of a movement in sonata form
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of putting something out to public view; for example in a display or show.
  • Derived terms
    * expositional * expositionary
    See also
    * explanation * exegesis ----

    exemplification

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
  • (legal) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.
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