Description FAQs:


Q: Is Description one of four rhetorical modes?

A: Yes, and along with exposition, argumentation, and narration.

Q: Is Description also the fiction-writing mode for transmitting a mental image of the particulars of a story?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Description more than the amassing of details?

A: Yes, it is bringing something to life by carefully choosing and arranging words and phrases to produce the desired effect. The most appropriate and effective techniques for presenting description are a matter of ongoing discussion among writers and writing coaches.

Q: Is Description the fiction-writing mode for transmitting a mental image of the particulars of a story?

A: Yes.

Q: Is Description one of the most widely recognized of the fiction-writing modes?

A: Yes.