my grandmother likes to plant flowers and put them on the vase .sometimes she picked up flower and smell the flower..she likes to listen to the radio
Do not need to make sure that we're writing to a superior
Dialogue eg."Ring Ring.."
Choose carefully the verbs and nouns
Excessive use can render the description tasteless and ineffective
Use of very specific vocabulary and language
Use words to evoke emotions in the reader
Makes use of all 5 senses, Hearing, Sight, Taste, Touch
Making the reader feel as if they themselves are there and experiencing whatever is being described inside, The use of our 5 senses, See, Smell, Taste, Hear, Feel, 5W 1 H, Who?, What?, Where?, When?, Why?, How?, "Showing" the reader instead of "telling", Helping the reader create a mental picture or visualize what is happening instead of being told what is happening., Example: The rabid dog bared his teeth and growled INSTEAD OF The dog was dangerous., Evoking feelings, Being in the place of the reader and wanting to feel that it has been worthwhile reading your work, interested to read on etc., Focusing on details
Through the style of writing...., It can show the reader the controlling idea behind the writer's story, Using original vivid smilies and metaphors, Through the use of symbolism, irony and metaphors, Using vocabulary, Descriptive writing does not only rely on descriptive phrases such as the use of adjectives and adverbs!, Precise nouns and verbs e.g. Substitute "walking" with "strolling", "leaping", "skipping" etc.
Expository writing, Expository writing is used to explain, describe, give information or inform.
Narrative writing, Narrative writing is used to narrate about an incident that happened.
Persuasive writing, Persuasive writing is used to persuade someone to look at things from your perspective and to understand your emotions, With a goal in mind, to change the person's view on a subject.
Descriptive writing, Descriptive writing is used to describe the various actions and the settings.
Try to attract reader's attention/ let your reader feel involved., Try to use concrete and abstract images to attract your readers' attention, You can describe how a particular point in your description can affect the readers, e.g."The tidiness and precision of the uniforms show the order and structure of the Marines and the Navy. It makes the viewer have respect for the characters and also makes the viewer see the importance and order of the Marines and the Navy. "
Don't just only describe. You can explain and/or infer from your description, e.g. "Despite being only thirty-two years of age, my mother's hands are as worn and wrinkly as those of an old lady." So? What does this show?, e.g "The Navy lawyers are seen in white and navy uniforms while the Marines' uniforms are khaki." What does that mean? What does the difference in colour show?
Recommended to have a wide range of vocabulary, Prevent essay from becoming too simple and boring, Makes it sound professional
Be careful not to go out of point e.g. describing your cat but you end up talking about lions
Do not go overboard with adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors, etc., It may become a barrier in communicating your ideas to readers
Go into as much detail as possible, even the most minute ones
Wide range of vocabulary
Show not tell
Do not use present tense; use past tense
Describe only what is relevant in telling a message, Adds unity and coherence to writing
Avoid excessive or boring description
Create a clear structure, Gives shape to your writing and makes the reader interested
Expository, Based on facts and figures, Uses specific examples, Not many descriptive words that evokes any feelings
Formal, In a serious tone, Addressed to somebody you are not close with, Uses polite words and no descriptive words
Story, Story has speech; descriptive has no speech, Tells many different plots, but descriptive focuses on one main thing
Contains little or no dialougue
Expository writing, Inform, instruct, and explain a process, Used in articles, letters, reports and academic papers, Clear and succinct, Logical word progression, Not much room for flowery language
Narrative writing, Telling a story, Found in poems, short stories, essays and plays, Tells about an event/events