descriptive writing examples gcse
You could start from a wide angle and then zoom in to a significant detail. In reverse, you could start with a small detail and zoom out to reveal the greater context.
For example, an image of an ocean, it will most definitely contain a variety of fish.
He opens the box with a key and it springs apart with a neat ‘click’. There’s nothing inside. He’s still for a moment, then he collapses to the ground, wheezing and coughing. We watch him scrunch his face into an even wrinklier ball than usual, and with a grunt try to push himself up on his stick. Defeated, he falls back to the floor with a slump.
“Thank you for your assistance, kind gentlemen”, he says, still panting slightly. “Would you care to pop in for a spot of tea? It’s been so long since I’ve had any company.”
– Really Amazing prices
– Visa, MasterCard, Amex etc.
When we children came home from school, we were left to our own devices. Against the stark backdrop of rusty brick and faded adverts, whole worlds unfolded…
Make sure your writing is varied and rich in figurative language.
Create close-up detail, look down from above, pan across the scene.
Ladies and Gentlemen. I give you.