Monday morning in my Composition 1 class, we spent our lecture outside. We were to write a descriptive poem and hand it in at the end of the class. As we proceeded outdoors and began to walk to my writing spot, I began to study the areas surrounding me. Most people might be questioning, “Why do you use descriptive words?” We use descriptive words to give the reader an image of what you are seeing. This assignment really made me think about how to describe the sky and sounds that filled the air of Bloomsburg that Monday morning. Writing down details, makes the viewer feel and see what you are feeling and seeing. It sets the basic building block for your brain to comprehend and begin to make an image of it.
The status of some color words as abstract or descriptive is debatable. The color " pink " was originally a descriptive color word derived from the name of a flower called a "pink" (see dianthus ); however, because the word "pink" (flower) has become very rare whereas "pink" (color) has become very common, many native speakers of English use "pink" as an abstract color word alone and furthermore consider it to be one of the basic color terms of English. The name " purple " is another example of this shift, as it was originally a word that referred to a dye (see Tyrian purple ).
Can you during ? Is during something you can do ? Can you the ? Is there someone theing outside the window right now? Can you summer ? Do your obnoxious neighbors keep you up until 2 . because they are summering ? Can you my ? What does a person do when she's mying ? Can you poodle ? Show me what poodling is. Can you pant ? Bingo! Sure you can! Run five miles and you'll be panting. Can you and ? Of course not! But can you drool ? You bet—although we don't need a demonstration of this ability. In the sentence above, therefore, there are two action verbs: pant and drool .