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description class overview

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Chapter 8 : Description

Definition:  a picture of words (a word-picture)

-         Giving detail, to visualize (*), to engage the five senses – sensory detail

  • Sight / to see, smell / to smell, touch / to feel, taste / to taste, sound / to hear

 

Purpose:

-         To understand

  • To problem solve, to educate, to teach

-         To share writer’s experience (to solicit empathy)

  • To help audience relate,

-         To visualize

-         To engage / to envelope / to immerse

  • Maintain interest

-         To entertain

-         To persuade

 

Details / descriptive language -> CONVEY impressions or ideas when selected strategically

 

SHOWING vs Telling

CONNOTATION vs Denotation

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