• Methods in Paragraph
    Examples 1.)Descriptive paragraphs are often used to describe what a person looks and acts like. Read this example descriptive paragraph, notice how descriptive paragraphs are arranged by putting together all the sentences about the same thing. Here is an example of a descriptive paragraph: I am forty...
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  • Descriptive Essay
    Descriptive Essays There are several methods writers use to describe something in an essay. They may choose vivid, fresh language, or they may use examples, or they might take something ordinary and by comparing it with something extraordinary, make it interesting, or they may use their senses. When...
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  • Good Person
    hope you all enjoyed writing and reading the last assignment. If you did not get your text corrected by someone please let me know. No texts should go uncorrected! This week we will tturn our attention to another useful device used in both fiction and non-fiction, the descriptive technique. As we...
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  • Documents
    Writing Handout E-7: Descriptive Essay Structuring a Descriptive Essay A descriptive essay simply describes something or someone by appealing to the reader’s senses: sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. Here are the basic steps to writing an effective descriptive essay: 1. Select a subject Observation...
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  • English
    2013 Joanne O’ Riordan Question A 1. .. i. I agree with the statement that this story is epic. It is conveyed in paragraph one where we are told the story of Jason’s adventures. Paragraph one is informative, humorous and paints a picture of the heroes in Ancient Greece. It is informative because it tells...
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  • ENglish 28
    writing paragraphs fun, and that is the biggest gift of all. I know not many students can say that during their English classes. Throughout my academic life, I always thought writing was directly related to an English class however, the most important thing I learned was that the skills you acquire in...
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  • Englcom
    to fail. (‘Are Relationships Doomed to Fail?’, 2010) B. Definition: A rebound relationship is one where you move on quickly from a long lasting relationship into another relationship and you are still affected by the previous one. C. Thesis Statement: One should be able to determine the following...
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  • Love It
    * 4 stanzas * 4 words in each stanza * 1 speaker (does not appear to be speaking to anybody in particular) * “glazed” stanza 3 very descriptive * 2 color describing words separated by 1 stanza in stanzas 2 & 4 * Grammar appears to be off (could use a couple commas) Interpretation ...
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  • Fire to the Flame
    Rhoads English 1020 1 February 2013 Fire to the Flame Love is nothing but a figment; it is an abomination; it does not exist. These thoughts were running through the characters’ minds in the stories, “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” written by Raymond Carver and Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Going Ashore...
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  • Creative Writing
    texts take the form of poems or stories. However, letters, journal entries, essays, etc can also be creative. Creative writing is a style where you focus on thoughts and emotions instead of just passing along knowledge. Creative writing aids language at all levels: grammar, vocabulary, phonology...
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  • One Good Book
    Your summary should be at least one paragraph; your reaction should be at least one paragraph in which you discuss your own experience in comparison to hers. Did you have "one great book" that turned you on to reading? Did anyone instill a love of reading in you? Or is reading more of a pain than a...
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  • terms
    understand. Try not to use words that are not really that descriptive. Classification It is used when you want to identify something specific. You would break what you are classifying into different parts. More specific parts. Each body paragraph of a classification essay is dedicated to fully illustrating...
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  • Mary Mother of God
    MARY Mother of God Activity Ø Create a scrapbook using iMovie of Mary and her life. You should include pictures, a family tree, time line, maps and reports or aspects of her life. Ø For the opening iMovie frame include a map which shows location of Bethlehem. Ø For the last iMovie frame include a...
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  • Analysis of the Story of an Hour
    This short story grabbed my attention from the moment I finished the first sentence to the end of the story. During the first few paragraphs I thought that she was very depressed and saddened from hearing about her husbands death. Of course as soon as she whispers the words "free, free, free!" I knew...
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  • Naration
    Narration A narrative paragraph or essay: * Tells a story * Explains how something happened Generally, when writing a narrative paragraph you will usually relate events in the order in which they occurred.  Your topic sentence should identify the situation or event and prepare the reader for...
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  • Dreams Essay
    when you’re asleep these visions pop into your head. I’ve heard that many happen but you typically only remember one. And a lot of times I can’t remember them at all. I’ve always been fascinated by them however. I’d love to learn more about them and how your life affects them. http://www.dreammoods.com/...
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  • Brian
      R.A.F.T.S.: to help guide you in your writing Role- what role do I have as the writer? Audience- who is my reader? Format- what format do I use to write to my topic? Topic- what is my topic of writing? Strong verbs- did I use strong, vivid verbs and descriptive adjectives throughout my                   ...
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  • Fish Ceeks
    crush, Robert, and his family to Christmas Dinner. Tan’s selection of detail is powerful in this piece. The amount of descriptive words and phrases that she employs in each paragraph is luminous of the powerful message she wants the reader to grasp, which is to “be comfortable in your own skin, and always...
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  • Types of Paragrahs
    TYPES OF PARAGRAPHS Sample Descriptive Paragraph—Nonfiction “Let’s walk,” she says serenely, slipping her arm in mine and heading into Central Park. As she strolls along, folks check her out and occasionally point. She is tall, strong, and straight-backed, glowing with vegan health and moving confidently...
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  • poop
    me the best advice, “remember Gunnar. Its not about how long you lived. its about how you lived.“ And to this day his voice is burned into my head. It was September third and I was at home in the basement when my mom yells, ”Gunnar! Can you please come upstairs?” So I took off my Xbox Microphone and...
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