descriptive text

descriptive text

The painting was a field of flowers, blues and yellows atop deep green stems that seemed to call the viewer in to play.

“The idiosyncrasy of this town is smoke. It rolls sullenly in slow folds from the great chimneys of the iron-foundries, and settles down in black, slimy pools on the muddy streets. Smoke on the wharves, smoke on the dingy boats, on the yellow river–clinging in a coating of greasy soot to the house-front, the two faded poplars, the faces of the passers-by.”

She walked slowly through the lush green forest.
The elf’s tears poured down its cheeks when it saw its flower garden flooded from the storm.

Noun : Menggunakan kata benda yang spesifik, seperti misalnya my cat, my boyfriend, National Monument, Selain itu, sering juga menggunakan adjective (kata sifat) untuk memperjelas penggunaan noun atau kata benda, seperti a big house, a smart student, an independence woman.
Identification (identifikasi) adalah pendahuluan, berupa gambaran umum tentang suatu topik.

Descriptive Text in Literature
Descriptive writing creates an impression in the reader’s mind of an event, a place, a person, or thing. The writing will be such that it will set a mood or describe something in such detail that if the reader saw it, they would recognize it. Descriptive writing will bring words to life and makes the text interesting.

Descriptive text
Some of the most famous authors, especially fiction writers, have good skill in writing of descriptive text so that their writing is very readable and easy to understand. Therefore, if we were able to master this lesson well, we might be able to become a great writer in the future.
Thus, if we conclude it from Kane’s explanation above, the descriptive text is meaningful text that describes the experience related to the senses, such as what shape, sound, taste is. Most descriptive text is about visual experience, but in fact experience other than the sense of sight, we can also use it to make descriptive text.

References:

http://www.mometrix.com/academy/descriptive-texts/
http://www.ef.co.id/englishfirst/kids/blog/descriptive-text-dalam-bahasa-inggris/
http://rescuewriting.org/featured/writing-descriptive-text/
http://britishcourse.com/descriptive-text-definition-generic-structures-purposes-language-features.php
http://www.enchantingmarketing.com/descriptive-writing/