Five Senses Of Showing: Video Analysis

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Showing is an enhanced version of telling. In writing, showing helps the audience to picture the situation through the use of descriptive details. The purpose of showing is to evoke a powerful emotion in the readers, so they can clearly understand the situation from either a specific character's perspective or the author’s perspective.

In this video, there were some specific tips that professors, Steve Quig, Marcie Sims, and Michael Meyer, listed that I believe is extremely useful to me as a student of writing. Professor Quig mentioned that the best way to perform showing, is to use the five senses (sight, smell, taste, touch, and hear). The use of the five senses in paper one could further improve the paper, as it would allow for the readers

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