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94 Chapter 9. A Place for Everything, and Everything in Its Place In This Chapter · Expose with exposition · Plan persuasive essays · Order in the essay: chronological order, order of importance, Q and A format, and spatial order You know some of the big lies: "I never inhaled" and "We can still be good friends." Here's the biggest lie of all: One size fits all when it comes to organizing your paragraphs. Okay, so maybe it's not the biggest lie of all, but it's one of the biggest lies when it comes to writing. That's because there are actually many different ways to organize your paragraphs, depending on your purpose, audience, type of writing, and topic. In this chapter, you'll learn all about the different organizational plans. Then you'll be equipped to select the one you need for each specific writing task. Special Delivery You know how to sort your shirts, groceries, and lovers. Some methods work better than others, but as long as you can find your black turtleneck, a jar of mayo, and the right sweetie for each occasion, you're home free. In a similar way, each piece of writing you do must be organized so your readers can find the information they need.