Word Painting

Word Painting

Trying to conjure up a word picture, we write “walked seductively” or “talked softly
. ... as are some student writers hoping to impress a teacher: (cluttered) Being
fearful of every new situation was an indication of the sordidness of Billy's past.

Author: Rebecca Mcclanahan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599634517

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 250

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Let Rebecca McClanahan guide you through an inspiring examination of description in its many forms. With her thoughtful instruction and engaging exercises, you'll learn to develop your senses and powers of observation to uncover the rich, evocative words that accurately portray your mind's images. McClanahan includes dozens of descriptive passages written by master poets and authors to illuminate the process. She also teaches you how to weave writing together using description as a unifying thread.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Word Painting Revised Edition

Word Painting Revised Edition

The Fine Art of Writing Descriptively Rebecca Mcclanahan. ORD . PAINT ING
THE EINE ART OF WRITING DESCRIPTIVELY REEECCA McCLA NAHAN
WORD PAINTING REVISED EDITION THE FINE ART OF WRITING
DESCRIPTIVELY.

Author: Rebecca Mcclanahan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599638720

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 265

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Paint Masterful Descriptions on the Page! Writing strong descriptions is an art form, one that you need to carefully develop and practice. The words you choose to describe your characters, scenes, settings, and ideas--in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--need to precisely illustrate the vision you want to convey. Word Painting Revised Edition shows you how to color your canvas with descriptions that captivate readers. Inside, you'll learn how to: • Develop your powers of observation to uncover rich, evocative descriptions. • Discover and craft original and imaginative metaphors and similes. • Effectively and accurately describe characters and settings. • Weave description seamlessly through your stories, essays, and poems. You'll also find dozens of descriptive passages from master authors and poets--as well as more than one hundred exercises--to illuminate the process. Whether you are writing a novel or a poem, a memoir or an essay, Word Painting Revised Edition will guide you in the creation of your own literary masterpiece.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica Revised and Amended

Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica  Revised and Amended

Perhaps it is in some measure answerable son of Giuseppe Poerio , a
distinguished lawyer of Na- for the modern vice of excessive word - painting .
Beyond ples . He died at Florence , April 28 , 1867 . this one saying , there is little
or nothing in ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B2941721

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art

Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art

A Sourcebook of ArtistsÕ Writings (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded by
Kristine Stiles) Kristine Stiles, Peter Selz ... Considering the nature of my painting,
any of the above three words or a new word can be used instead of the word, ...

Author: Kristine Stiles

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520253742

Category: Art

Page: 1141

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An essential text in the field of contemporary art history, it has now been updated to represent 30 countries and over 100 new artists. The internationalism evident in this revised edition reflects the growing interest in contemporary art throughout the world from the U.S. and Europe to the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia.
Categories: Art

The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

The Saturday Review of Politics  Literature  Science and Art

Judea to Samaria - Round about Galilee - Nazareth , Old and New - Sea of
GalileeLebanon to Damascus . ... scenes made memorable by the Bible This day
is published . narrati and has reproduced both by camera and by word - painting
the ...

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044092859321

Category: Art

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On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons Revised Edition

On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons  Revised Edition

26 Men and Books, p. 199. CHAPTER VI 1 A full and in general valuable
discussion of Invention may be found in Day's Art of Discourse, pp. ... There is an
interesting chapter on "Word-painting" in Potter's Spoken Word, p. 210 ff. '3 Comp
. on ...

Author: W.A. Broadus

Publisher: Sovereign Grace Publishers,

ISBN: 9781589600072

Category: Religion

Page: 227

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New Outlook

New Outlook

Of Chaotic Times . “ A word - painting of Art Annual 75 the spirit of our age . ” Anti
- Slavery SentiLe Figaro Illustré , English OLD WINE : NEW BOTTLES ment (
1848 ) ; Rebellion ( 1861-5 ) ; ReconstrucText ... I 00 Some Elemental Doctrines
in ...

Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015023146130

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There s a Word for It Revised Edition

There s a Word for It  Revised Edition

Have you ever looked at a painting or sculpture of Christ on the cross and
wondered if there was a word for the little block of wood under his feet? If you're
anything like me—and you must be since you're still reading this nutty book—no
doubt ...

Author: Charles Harrington Elster

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416510864

Category: Education

Page: 272

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A mischievous and madcap expedition through the depths of the unabridged dictionary promises hilarious word fun for language enthusiasts as it describes a variety of unusual words and their definitions, including such colorful vocabulary as Borborygmus, Colpocoquette, Dishabillophonia, and Snarge. Reissue. 15,000 first printing.
Categories: Education

The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science Art and Finance

The Saturday Review of Politics  Literature  Science  Art  and Finance

The passion of the author's own heart communicates itself to his words ; and the
details of the Campaign'are as stirring as those of the Courtship . ..... And what
with ... By JOHN Earl RUSSELL , K.G. Second Edition , revised . " A vigorous
novel ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112067946712

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The Spectator

The Spectator

Works om die stron with the Exeraley Edition of Charles Kingsleys THE BIBLE
WORD - BOOK : a Glossary of MACMILLAN and CO . , Bedford ... this power of
word - painting , he has breathed new life into the dry bones of our earlier history
.

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ISBN: UOM:39015020913193

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Harper s New Monthly Magazine

Harper s New Monthly Magazine

His descriptions of sea scenery are the most deligbtful pieces of word - painting
in the literature of the day . " - - Scotsman . " There is no need to speak of the
unfailing power and unflagging interest tbrown by the author into all the
adventures ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:555033597

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British Books

British Books

It is anticipated that this work , in its revised form , will prove of inestimable value
to the Not & superfluous word will be ... to these matters . literary workmanship ,
vivid word - painting , and sharp relief , it is a model of what & novel should be .

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ISBN: UOM:39015084434573

Category: Bibliography

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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

The Jacobean translators misunderstood the Hebrew word which they rendered “
villages . ... It is unequalled in literature as a specimen of glorious word - painting
. ... was in the old version , it is still grander and more realistic in the new .

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ISBN: OXFORD:555008859

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Johnson s revised Universal Cyclopaedia

Johnson s  revised  Universal Cyclopaedia

So much must , at ars , and represented by several cognate words ( maywińs ) .
any rate , be conceded to the ... in which are found elegy is of a serious ,
reflective , but by no means always the rividest word - painting , most musical flow
of ...

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ISBN: UOM:35112104921368

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art

Saturday Review of Politics  Literature  Science and Art

By THOMAS HUGIES , Q.C. With a New Portrait , 8vo . 16s . The Athena um says
: - " Whoever desires to study the character of a brave , earnest , God - fearing
man who was , in the highest sense of the word , useful in his generation , shoaid
 ...

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ISBN: IOWA:31858016627980

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The Critic

The Critic

He has the wonderful genius of Turgenief in word painting . ... UNMOUNTED
PHOTOGRAPHS OF 333 & 335 FOURTH AVENUE NEW YORK STAINED AND
MOSAIC GLASS bracing reproductions of famous original paintIngs , sculpture ...

Author: Jeannette Leonard Gilder

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119088354

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Bookseller

Bookseller

The disappearance -This new edition of " Nuttall's Standard Dic . of a will leads to
the unexpected enrichment of a tionary " is ... But the missing will is of word
painting , but the illustration which found , and the property passes at once into
here ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924078875139

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The Bookseller

The Bookseller

The disappearance This new edition of “ Nuttall's Standard Dic of a will leads to
the unexpected enrichment of a tionary " is ... But the missing will is of word
painting , but the illustration which found , and the property passes at once into
here ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112081497429

Category: Bibliography

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Saturday Review

Saturday Review

RICHARD BENTLEY & SON , NEW BURLINGTON STREET , - The story is
gracefully told , and will be read with pleasure . ... Besides the faculty AT ALL
LIBRARIES . of drawing character , Mr. Macdonald has a wonderful gift of word
painting .

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10943957

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