This clip explains how to create a strong descriptive writing piece by engaging the senses through words. It explains that evoking emotion with clever use of diction is key to illustrating the book in the reader's mind. The clip provides concrete examples from real works to support its claims.
Jason uses descriptive writing to commemorate a location that was dear to his predecessors with wistful and vivid imagery. In his commemoration, he describes each of his family members in succinct detail.
Lisa competes against other students in a regional essay competition. The students present their essays, and each essay contains descriptive language to emphasize the greatness of the United States of America. Lisa wins the competition with a particularly strong conclusion.