copyright 2008 by Gary L. Pullman
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Description: Depict a person, a place, or a thing through words, phrases, and sentences that appeal to one or more of the five physical senses.
Note: To describe a person, place, or thing, use adjectives (sparingly), vivid action verbs, figures of speech (metaphors, similes, personifications, images), and juxtapositions that highlight the appearance, condition, and quality of the person, place, or thing being described.
THESIS: The colors and furnishings of a church sanctuary, like the songs and music and the scents that are characteristic of it, symbolize the presence of God.Use this blank template to generate a thesis for your own descriptive essay: