Preparing a Description Assignment | Homework for You
Write a single scene that uses rich description to convey a particular theme. You’ll use vivid imagery, along with dialogue or reflection, to highlight that theme and shape an appropriate tone for your scene.
This assignment focuses on the following skills:
Using description to create a vivid picture for the reader
Using narrative elements to build a proper tone
Using narrative elements to convey a provided theme
questions to consider when writing:
1. Who is the character you’ll write about in your scene?
2. What is your character’s ambition? What does he or she want to accomplish, achieve, or conquer?
3. How does your character’s ambition turn ugly? What is the monster inside your character, and how does it emerge?
What tone will you aim for in your scene?