description ppt

Description ppt - lead to action Sensory impressions begin with close physical or mental observation-when you cant find the right words try a

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What is the secret of effective descriptions? How do you describe seeing, hearing, touching, tasting?
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Effective description: Creates sharply etched word pictures of objects, persons, scenes, events, or situations What are the elements of description? How do you convey sensory impressions- reflecting sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch?
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Elements of description: Purpose --Some descriptions merely create images and mood, but description can also stimulate understanding or
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Unformatted text preview: lead to action Sensory impressions begin with close physical or mental observation --when you cant find the right words, try a comparison Dominant impression --an overall mood or feeling such as joy, anger, terror, or distaste Vantage point --fixed/moving Selection of details-- effective description depends as much on exclusion as on inclusion Arrangement of details--clear pattern of organization Gargantua Erasmus Ovid, Metamorphoses...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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Description ppt - lead to action Sensory impressions begin with close physical or mental observation-when you cant find the right words try a

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