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Unformatted text preview: My little boy was hurt. I have to get Hannah and then well go to the hospital, okay? I asked. Cams lower lip quivered and as he blinked a tear fell, running slowing down his cheek. Im sorry, sweetie, Im sorry youre hurt, but well take care of it. Cam didnt say anything but he nodded. They cut a hole in the cloth so only the cut was visible. The rest of the cloth covered his face. I held one hand and his dad held the other. The doctor worked on stitches, sewing in big loops, then pulling them closed . . . How is the showing example different from the telling example? Showing details: Imagery (appeal to all the senses, not just sight) Dialogue (let the people speak for themselves!) Feelings/emotions (dont say I was sad show us sad) Perspective/Voice (get the reader to see it through your perspectivemake it sound like you) Language that mirrors feelings/emotions...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Winter '10