Climactic Order (Order of Importance) A third common principle of organization is climactic order or order of importance. In this pattern, items are arranged from least important to most important. Typical transitions would include more important, most difficult, still harder, by far the most expensive, even more damaging, worse yet, and so on.
How you find organization. Humor me for a moment and agree that organization is really desirable, both in the process of writing and in the product of writing. The remaining problem is figuring out how to create or impose that organization.
The main trick to imposing organization is to know some options and to choose one. By the way, another similarity between organizing my garage and organizing writing is the need for some motivation. This is a flexible principle of organization, and may guide the organization of all or part of example, comparison contrast, cause effect, and description. A variation of climactic order is called psychological order. Give some thought to your own motivation as you think about this stuff. Patterns of Exposition (versus Principles of Organization in, a Writer's Reference, Diana Hacker talks about "patterns of organization" (section C4-c, pp. First type second type third type first similarity second similarity third similarity first difference second difference third difference problem first possible solution second possible solution, order of Importance (Emphatic or Climactic Order) : This structure may be used for an entire paragraph or essay or it may be used for portions of an essay. Spatial order is pretty common in description, but can also apply to examples, to some comparisons, some classifications the southern species of this bird. ; rhinos in Southeast Asia., some narrations meanwhile, out on the prairie, and other forms of exposition as well.