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Descriptive Essay

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Nur Ain

on 16 December 2013

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Descriptive Essay
by Nur Ain binti Ahmad
The Five-Step Writing Process for Descriptive Essays
2. Take time to brainstorm.
Guidelines for Writing a Descriptive Essay.
The Features of Descriptive Essay:
3. Add the unique details.
5. Use clear and vivid language.
6. Don't cram too much in one paragraph.
What is Descriptive Essay?

Drafting a Decriptive Essay

Revising a Descriptive Essay.

Publishing a Descriptive Essay.
1. Prewriting the Descriptive Essay
4. use your senses.
Descriptive essay is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe something - object, person, place experience, emotion, situation etc.
encourages the student's ability to create a written account of a particular experience.
This genre allows for a great deal of artistic freedom.
*Try to jot down ideas before describing it.
*explain how thing smelled, felt, sounded, tasted and looked.
*Use words that are stunning but still understandable.
7. Leave the reader with a clear impression.
8. Be organized!
Editing a
Essay Samples
Sample 3
Sample 1
Sample 2
Own Essay
1. Start with general ideas
1. The essay is a description of an
object, person or experience.
2. Generally includes introduction, body and conclusion
centered on chosen theme.
3. The writing style is expressive.

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