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Unformatted text preview: My little boy was hurt. “I have to get Hannah and then we’ll go to the hospital, okay?” I asked. Cam’s lower lip quivered and as he blinked a tear fell, running slowing down his cheek. “I’m sorry, sweetie, I’m sorry you’re hurt, but we’ll take care of it.” Cam didn’t 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 (don’t say I was sad— show us sad) • Perspective/Voice (get the reader to see it through your perspective—make it sound like you) • Language that mirrors feelings/emotions...
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- Winter '10
- English-language films, 2007 singles, 2006 singles, emergency room, Montessori school scanning