The main focus is describing the scene rather than creating a plot, like narratives. It is more detailed and uses a wide range of vocabulary in terms of description, and less detailed when it comes to the plot, theme etc.
Excessive use of adverbs and adjectives are not good, we should use precise vocabulary for a stronger description.
It is the writing of a story in great detail with the use of many descriptive words such that one who reads it would feel like they are there at the scene of the story.
Describe what you want the reader to see, hear, feel, smell,taste while reading your writing., It entails the use of colorful and strong words as well as expression in the words to show what the writer or the character is feeling.
Effective use of similes and metaphors
It is telling a story in such details that your readers would be able to immerse themselves into the plot and setting, imagining themselves actually taking part in the story
It has more descriptions which makes the story more life like, letting the reader picture how the whole scenario is like.
a wide range of good vocabulary instead of adjectives and adverbs are used to aptly and accurately describe the various characters, settings and situations
use of original, vivid similies and metaphors to describe one's feeling's, sight, sound etc so as to create a mental image in the readers of what it is about
It focuses on a specific character or setting instead of telling an interesting story or argument or talking about facts.
It focuses more on descriptions.
It tends to show the readers rather than telling them what it is about
It is more vivid and lively with the use of more devices. There's also more descriptions for a certain thing, place or a person. Also, it does not have a fix format like formal letter or expositions.
we can talk about the past that helps to bring out a point that you are trying to bring across of a certain person, but do not make it into a story as it is not a narrative.
It is a type of writing that can be used in personal recounts and narratives
The writer must have a wide knowledge of vocabulary in order to create a vivid and accurate depiction of what he is trying to say
It is used to try to paint a picture in the reader's mind so that the reader feels like she is actually experiencing the whole event in person.
It makes use of the five senses to make the reader feel as if he is experiencing it himself
We should not overuse adjectives as sometimes descriptive writing can be very dry to read when done so., Precise vocabularly should be used instead so as to bring about a point in a concise manner and also to create a stronger impact.
It is good to add what you feel in addition to what you experience with your five senses to make the reader feel as if he is experiencing it himself
Avoid writing in first person to avoid starting to tell stories instead of just describing what is happening or what you see.
i) It uses a wide range of adjectives which could describe the noun they are specifically referring. Literary devices are also often used.
iii) It creates a picture or sketch of it in the writer's head.
ii) It makes use of our five senses to make the setting realistic.
iv) It allows the reader to look at the setting from different perspectives by using imagery.
What in your opinion is Descriptive Writing?
What does it entail?, It entails good use of vocabulary and emotive language., Details and vocab words that are used at the correct time, Requires the writer to show not tell.
How is it different from other text types you have learnt?, It requires more descriptive language and a stronger vocabulary as well as being able to describe a certain place, person or event well., Main focus is on describing the setting/ character and not on plot or main theme, for that descriptive paragraph, It does not have a format unlike formal letter
Relevations, The aim of a descriptive essay is actually not to tell a story or 'be there' yourself in the story, but instead focus on a certain thing and enlarge it, describing everything down to the smallest details., An effective descriptive writing is not about dumping in alot of adjectives and adverbs, it is about using precise vocabulary, similies and metaphors
i) It does not follow a stringent format, less restrictive, emphasizes more on appealing to our five senses.
ii) It is more realistic and emotions are evoked in the reader.
iii) It is less factual and statistical, but rather more creative.
Descriptive writing is a type of writing where the purpose is to describe the author's subject to the reader with vivid words to help the readers to imagine the exact figure or situation of one subject.
The story is usually described and explained in vivid and minute details to depict a scene or scenario of a story and to help "paint" the picture in the reader's mind.
Description of a person
Description of a place
Readers can imagine what does it look like, taste like, feel like,ect with the help of information given by the author.
Flowery language, specific adjectives,adverbs, analogies, similes,personification and metaphors
Description of an object
Making use of our five senses
more detailed elaboration on what is happening
It is more of the description of people, places, objects and specific events.
It often does not involve storylines and plots.
It requires a strong vocabulary to write such essays. Metaphors and Similes are also included too.
It is not written from the first person point of view
Try not to repeat words and use different and more specific words for description. Metaphors and Similes will help to enhance the description.
Detailed Description of facial features, mannerism and setting is important
Develop an underlying theme from the question and take it as a controlling idea when writing
Always set a suitable mood for the scene so as to engage and absorb readers
Create a clear structure that is interesting to readers, Describing from the inside to the outside, Writing from the past to the future, Explaining from the general to the particular
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1. Vivid descriptions of action, feelings, speech and atmosphere, 5 senses
It shows rather than simple telling.
very precise, use precise vocabulary
2. Literary devices such as alliteration, similies and metaphors.
It adopts a more casual tone. Rather than appealing to people to believe in your stand in whatever you are writing for, descriptive writing aims more to relate an event.
The writer is painting a picture for the reader to "see" by using words.
more emotions and more imaginative. it is more of describing than stating facts, solutions etc.
creates a sense of feeling in you