English Composition I

Additional Readings: Description

The Battle of the Gummi Bears
This is from a weblog that reviews candy -- since it deals with candy, it obviously needs to describe more than just visual information. it's also a nice example of compare/contrast -- which you will be writing soon.

Readers Write: The Dinner Table
The "Readers Write" section of the magazine The Sun is one of the best features of a wonderful magazine. The magazine picks a topic and then readers write in describing their reaction or remembrances to the theme. Notice that many of these writers describe in terms other than just the visual. Notice how much they describe emotion, as well as the physical senses.