What is Paragraph Development?
It develops paragraphs in a variety of patterns that reflect your thinking about the material. As you write the topic sentence and its supporting sentences, look for ways to structure your thinking. Where one author advances his or her material by narrating a series of events, another undertakes a physical description and another undertakes an analysis of the topic. These patterns of paragraph development usually emerge in the process of revision. More than one pattern of development may be used in a series of paragraphs.
There are several types of Paragraph Development. These are: Narration, Description, Process, Analysis, Comparison and contrast, Definition and Persuasion.
We will discuss about Description.
What is Description?
Description is additional narration that translates images and other visual information into spoken words so that people who are blind or visually impaired can access, enjoy, and learn from works of popular, cultural, or educational importance
• Description is not what you saw, but what readers need to see in order to imagine the scene, person, object, etc.
• Description requires you to record a series of detailed observations. Be especially careful to make real observations. The success of a description lies in the difference between what a reader can imagine and what you actually saw and recorded.
• Use sensory language. Go light on adjectives and adverbs. Look for ways to describe action. Pay special attention to the sound and rhythm of words.
What is Descriptive Paragraph?
Descriptive paragraphs include details that appeal to the five senses: sight, taste, touch, smell, and hearing. In a descriptive paragraph, the writer must convey information that appeals to all the senses, in order to give the best possible description to the reader. This can easily be accomplished by following these simple tips.
There are 2 types of Descriptive Paragraph: