Welcome: Descriptive Writing
Description: The purpose of a descriptive essay is to describe a person, place, or thing in such vivid detail that the reader can easily form a precise mental picture of what is being written about. The author may accomplish this by using imaginative language, interesting comparisons, and images that appeal to the senses.
Grade Level: 9-12
Curriculum: English / Language Arts
Keywords: descriptive writing, figurative language, imagination, characteristics, physical traits, organization, vivid details and the five senses.
Author(s): Keisha-kay Jones