1. Select a subject Observation is the key to writing a good description. For example, if you are writing about a place, go there and take notes on the sights, sounds, and smells. A descriptive essay paints a picture for the reader, using descriptive devices and the senses. Create a thesis statement...
genre including fiction, nonfiction, written in ordinary language
Ex: The poor are very great people. They can teach us so many beautiful things. - Mother Teresa
3. Repetition - duplication, either exact or approximate, of any element of language
Ex: Pete and Repeat were on the fence, Pete fell off...
mythological, or literal. Occurs when the words at the end of one clause or phrase begins the very next clause or phrase. Illustration of one idea by using a better known, similar and parallel idea. The parallel repetition of successive words or phrases, lines, or clauses at the beginning of successive...
old south. Faulkner paints a vivid image through his deceptive writing skills and his gift of captivating his audience by leading them through a roller coaster of emotion and horror as Faulkner narrates a gripping tale through the eyes of the southern towns people of Jefferson, Mississippi. The story "A...
device they are using. For example, if someone were to say “opportunity came knocking” then one would know that is an example of personification. One particular literary device that many people obliviously use would be the metaphor. Some metaphors have become so common in our everyday language that many people...
plagiarism is a form of academic dishonesty or academic fraud, universities and colleges may investigate papers suspected to be from an essay mill by using Internet plagiarism detection software, which compares essays against a database of known mill essays and by orally testing students on the contents...
List 10 exciting adverbs: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. List 10 words describing place or position: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Repeating the same grammatical forms in the same order, with slight word change. Think of the Psalms, or Walt Whitman.
“Young Goodman Brown,” by Hawthorne, and “The Tell Tale Heart,” by Poe, offer readers the chance to embark on figurative and literal journeys, through our minds and our hearts. Hawthorne is interested in developing a sense of guilt in his story, an allegory warning against losing one’s faith...
for myself, I would choose a golf club, a suitcase, and a roller coaster because those represent three of my favorite hobbies. I love to play golf (though I’m not very good at it), I seek any opportunity to travel, and I’m a huge roller coaster nut who will go anywhere to ride the latest and greatest...
reader with the extent of pain that Roald’s friend Twaites is experiencing. The painful sounds remain in the readers mind.
Dahl’s use of figurative language provides the reader with a vivid imagery of Mr Hardcastle. For example on page 108, Dahl describes Mr hardcastle as “His legs were as hard and...
malapropism: Using a word through confusion with a word that sounds similar
meiosis: Use of understatement, usually to diminish the importance of something
merism: Referring to a whole by enumerating some of its parts
metalepsis: Figurative speech is used in a new context
metaphor: Figurative language
Breaking Down Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” Via Figurative Language
Figurative language is something that every English student comes upon throughout he or she’scareer. Before one begins to decipher the figurative language in a poem or a story, the student may see the writer as having an unimportant...
intellectual sensibilities characterize a description. Determining your purpose, considering your audience, creating a dominant impression, using descriptive language, and organizing your description are the rhetorical choices to consider with a description. A description is usually arranged spatially but can...
product you have chosen. The memo should be typed (double space, 12 pt). The written assignment must include the following.
* Provide a description of the product or service.
My product/service is Six Flags Entertainment Coproration, Six Flags is listed on its website as “the world’s largest...
Language Arts Unit Plan for Standard VI
| Area of Study/ Topic/Sub-topics | Objectives |Content |Teaching/Learning Strategies |Assessment Strategies/Attitudes |References/ Linkages...
THM 5323 Sustainable Tourism Management Assignment 1
Date: September 30, 2013
1. Define the concept of “experience” using your reading and then explaining based upon your own personal experiences.
An experience is not an amorphous construct; it is as real an offering as any service, good...
through his sensitive writing style and insightful presentation of facts. He takes us on a roller coaster of emotions and allowing us to empathize with the difficulties faced by the poor. He uses effective language that creates as impact on the readers mine which portrays the harsh conditions and reality...
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other uses, see Roller coaster (disambiguation).
The Scenic Railway at Luna Park, Melbourne, is the world's oldest continually-operating roller coaster, built in 1912.
Video from inside a roller coaster car (Xpress, Walibi Holland...
the main characters before introducing them to the main plot. Mistry gives you the diverse backgrounds of all the main characters, using his beautifully descriptive language to make even simple things brilliant. The story takes place in an "unnamed City by the Sea" somewhere in India, exploring the lives...
condition is made? What is the writer's purpose? Why did he or she write this?
C. Methods of development: argument or persuasion, narration, description, cause and effect, comparison and contrast, process analysis, analogy, definition, example, or classification.
D. Tone: Choose adjectives from...
whether conversational styles are gender related. The culture composition and language discourse in the class was examined in order to provide information and conclusions related to gender related conversational styles.
Language Use Field Observation: Gender Related Conversational Styles
done with the use of Figurative Language, Capote uses language in the book, not just in descriptions and narratives but also in the dialog that wrenches the readers heartstrings about and makes us change the views we once felt we were certain about. The literary term Figurative Language can be used whenever...
name 'roller coaster' came from, but some people believe it came from an early American design where the slides were fitted with rollers over which a flat sled would coast. This design would be similar to the roller conveyor ramps used for moving boxes in shipping warehouses. Of course, roller coasters...
Instead of a memory lingering at the back of her mind, it becomes one that she vividly contemplates, remembering every word, every detail. Using figurative language, concrete diction, and telegraphic sentences, Woolf effectively conveys the lasting significance of these moments from her past: she remembers...
the dialogue in his stories is the bulk of the content in his books, with minimal use of descriptions. But she argues that through his minimalist writing style he does make use of symbolism and figurative language throughout the story “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carver. She...
Introduction to C - Programming Assignment #5
Due date: Please consult WebCourses for your section
1. Learn how to design a program using functions.
2. Review of if statements and loops.
Note: In this assignment, you are required to write one program.
Problem: Universally Comical...
getting colder and colder the farther it goes or that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you descend a roller coaster will evoke kinesthetic imagery.
Literary Analysis: Using Elements of Literature
Students are asked to write literary analysis essays because this type of assignment encourages...
careful language, and chronological or emphatic order. A writer using this rhetorical method must consider the subject, determine the purpose, consider the audience, think critically about different causes or consequences, consider a thesis statement, arrange the parts, consider the language, and decide...
allow us to release negative or anti-civilization emotions in a manner in which society accepts them. In his article, King uses picturesque and figurative language to explain why people watch horror movies.
King’s article belongs in public affairs and niche magazines as Stephen King’s purpose was to entertain...
to relate to her life and the roller coaster journey her illness had taken her throughout the years.
Focusing on the Chapter “Oregon”, Marya Hornbacher dramatizes her manic state by manipulating
sentence structure, employing juxtaposition to emphasize, and using various literary techniques.