Descriptive Research Tips

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Tips on Writing a Descriptive Research Paper

Posted on 12th April 2011 by Robert Smith in Research Paper Writing

This article contains tips on writing a descriptive research paper. So what is a descriptive paper? Descriptive essay is a sort of widespread essay writing in which the writer has been given a topic to describe a place or an object or a building and etc. When you sit down to start writing a descriptive research paper make sure that you think about the topic and the place, event or the process which your are required to describe.

Like in any other sort of essay or paper writing you must provide a good thesis statement. And a descriptive research paper is no different. The thesis statement you give must be in the form of a question to which your answer will be in the form of the body of your whole paper.

The following tips on writing a descriptive research paper will allow you to learn more about how to successfully complete your descriptive writing. Your entire work must be brief and the introduction that you will provide must clearly give the central idea of your descriptive writing. The rest of the paper should contain the places, events and or people who you must be able describe so vividly that the reader must be able to form a clear picture of that happening.

Topic selection is very important, be sure to select the topic that you think suits your writing. Do not use facts or statistics in your paper; instead use detailed observations and descriptions. Involve more details, think of why you’re writing this descriptive paper. Put your heart and soul in to it.

Furthermore, in a descriptive essay, always use adverbs and adjectives. You must create a clear picture for the reader so that you can attract his attention to what is going on in the paper. Use imaginative language, make the reader believe. Make him touch, smell and feel.

A descriptive essay consists of three parts, introduction, body part and conclusion. Sometimes, not...
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