Definition Of exposition


a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.

the exposition and defense of his ethics

a large public exhibition of art or trade goods.

Similar to the inaugural event in Beijing two years ago, the exposition in Shanghai also featured a wide range of exhibitions on world soccer.

Example Of exposition

  • A film's exposition serves two main functions: First, it inspires the audience to become involved with the movie.

  • A later scene provides a more serious and extended exposition of a similar situation, and develops in more depth its implications.

  • a systematic exposition of the idea of biodiversity

  • And while exposition may be the enemy of the lyric, in the prose-poem it replenishes, frames up, fills out a world the verse lyric is too often the fragment of.

  • As a reward for reading through the extensive exposition , the conflict fleshes out dynamically in chapter three, so hurry up and read it!

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