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  • 1. Descriptive Essay Writing Examples for College Students The goal of descriptive essays is to exactly and thoroughly describe a person, place or thing. Every essay consists of a basic format. You must have a Thesis, 3 paragraph bodies and a closing paragraph. A descriptive essay integrates all the five senses. The five senses are Taste, Touch, smell, sight and hearing. Depending on the object of the descriptive essay you may need to use all five. An example of a something which requires the use of all five senses would be water. You can taste it, feel it, see it, hear it and smell it. An object you wouldn't need to integrate all five senses to describe is a Brick. You obviously wouldn't taste a brick. Descriptive essays stimulate readers' senses and bring them into the topic of your essay. Unlike essays that simply tell readers what is going on, a descriptive essay shows readers the story Through language that focuses on the touch, hearing, smell, taste and sight. This method of writing can be particularly useful when writing an essay The Essay should fit the format of the standard essay covered in step one. When you have written an appropriate thesis and three paragraphs describing the object of your essay you will need a closing paragraph to wrap up the essay. Don't just repeat word for word the thesis or opening essay. Give to change the wording of and better thought out summary of your essay. Writing descriptive essay can be a complicated task. It is easy to be superficial in your description. The problem with not being detailed enough is that your reader can't connect with the people, places and settings you are trying to describe. By using your five senses, you can create a vivid and compelling descriptive essay that will connect the reader to your vision and story. This is one of the easiest types of essays because it does not require any intense investigation. A descriptive essay describes a thing, people, an event, procedure, an experience or locations. All the five senses are made use of in this type of essays. A well written descriptive essay creates a deep experience in the readers. It is not through the facts and figures that a descriptive essay becomes appealing. An effective picture descriptive essay presents a clear idea to readers. You have a particular reason for your descriptive essay. While writing, include that reason in your essay. The most effective descriptive essays are loaded with such showing because they enable readers to imagine or experience something for themselves. Writing descriptive essay is sometimes personal, creative or artistic. While it may seem little difficult at first, sometimes descriptive essays can be the most energizing and enjoyable