Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Vivid Adjectives

Adjectives describe nouns. Nouns are people, places, things and ideas.  You can usually touch a noun.

Adjectives add colortexturesize, number, shape, and  





 to nouns.  

For example, you could write:

I have a cat.

Or you could write:
I have a big, fluffy, sleepy orange with black stripes cat.

When reading the first sentence, the reader might imagine:

When reading the second sentence, the reader might imagine this:


Writers are magicians who use words like paintbrushes to create vivid images in the readers' minds.

Assignment:

Be a magician. Write a descriptive sentence that creates a colorful, vibrant, textured image in my mind. I will make a picture of each image you create.