How to Write a Descriptive Essay About a Place

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  • The Descriptive Techniques Used In Parkinson's Alley

    The descriptive style of writing used in Joy Horowitz’s Parkinson’s Alley helps connect the reader to the individuals, their struggles and the problem that is threatening livelihoods in Visalia, California. Without the description embedded in this article, it could be very easy for the readers to get lost or lose interest. A tie is created after you learn a thing or two about “A big, friendly bear of a man” (Horowitz) who has been ultimately screwed over by his government when they decide to do nothing about the issue at hand. When you think about a stereotypical research article, especially one about pesticides, you imagine a bland, sophisticated and lengthy article to be placed in front of you. Instead, with Horowitz’s piece, you are met with an approachable piece that allows you to first, connect with the individuals and…

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  • One Writer's Beginnings Analysis

    One Writer’s Beginnings Essay In the excerpt of One Writer’s Beginnings, Eudora Welty’s descriptive language helps her convey the intensity and value of her experiences with reading and writing. Welty uses many descriptive words, such as when she mentions Mrs. Calloway’s “dragon eye.” Her use of the word dragon causes the reader to imagine a very watchful and interrogative eye. This must have been how Welty felt whenever she came into the library. Welty also used the word strong to describe Mrs.…

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  • Analysis Of Lamarian Watkins's Tuesdays With Morrie

    When LaMarian Watkins was a young boy in elementary school, his mother, an aspiring school teacher, would sit him down and tell him to read and write for two hours every day. His mother wanted to make sure he had a strong reading and comprehending level at a young age. She knew it was imperative to have knowledge built on a strong foundation. This continued until Mr. Watkins attended Hickory Ridge Middle School in Memphis, TN where he started to write on his own for pleasure. During middle…

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  • Reflective Essay On My Writing

    creative writing piece and barely a scientific piece. I thought that this piece was going to be great because I was very descriptive and visualized most details of my experience. I thought it would be a good idea to stand out with this piece instead of writing a boring piece that was going to say the same things that my peers would write about. During all of my previous writing classes, I was taught that I should be more descriptive and have…

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  • Literary Analysis Of A Life In Letters By John Steinbeck

    ever in the history of the world has a sociopolitical document expressed in such profoundly eloquent and unequivocal language the dignity and the worth of human personality” (King 173). He uses strong vocabulary and words that have a deeper meaning than just, you need to believe this way because it is cool. In “Travels With Charley,” Steinbeck uses a very descriptive word choice when explaining the views he has on the places he visits, but does not use that throughout the entire story. However,…

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  • Summary: If You Give A Muffin

    Book: “If You Give A Moose A Muffin” by Laura Joffe Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond Standard: (1.RL.3) Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details. Objective: Students will be able to describe characters of the story, identify the place, and major events happening. As a Formative assessment, I will stop from reading the book, and I will check for understanding of the expectations, and familiarize with the questions focusing on key details, forming Oral…

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  • Houston Zoo Essay

    zoo, as my grandmother came to Houston for the first time, and my family and I wanted to take her to different places around the Houston area. Visiting the zoo, helped me realized how fun and full of learning experiences the students can take out from the zoo. I feel that in the future I will take my future students to the zoo so they can experience observing the different animals that the zoo bring to us to view. The zoo has a lot of exotic…

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  • How To Write A Reflective Essay: My First Semester Of College

    Throughout my many years of schooling so far, writing has always been something that I have had a little trouble with. For this reason, being in this honors writing class my first semester of college made me a little nervous. Once I began the class and started on the first paper, I started to gain some confidence that I would do fine. Even though there were challenges in each paper I wrote, I also feel I made improvements through each paper. The first paper assigned was a narrative; it had to…

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  • What Is The Narrative Of Life Of Frederick Douglass An Abolitionist

    Life of Fredrick Douglass, Fredrick Douglass gives his personal perspective on how it is to be a slave in America. Douglass is very descriptive in his narrative, he names plenty of owners, places, and names of people who he once associated with on plantations. Narrative of Life of Fredrick Douglass, is a very significant novel in American history, we can learn slave’s personal experience with slavery, and the novel also shows how slavery was constructed during…

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  • The Dunwich Horror Summary

    This story begins with the narrator describing the town of Dunwich for many pages talking about how old it is and how it was home to many strange things. It then flashes back to a child being born by the name of Wilbur who was the son of the Whatelys. These people were known to be born of inbreeding which may have been the cause of the son maturing way quicker than any other normal child. By the age of 1 he was able to speak perfectly and a few years later could walk and run perfectly. At 7 this…

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