A good descriptive paragraph is like a window into another world.
Through the use of careful examples or details, an author can conjure a scene that vividly describes a person, place, or thing.
Observe how the writer moves clearly from a description of the head of the clown to the body to the unicycle underneath.
There aren't just sensory details for the eyes but also touch, in the description that the hair is made of yarn and the suit of nylon.
The concluding sentence helps to tie the paragraph together by emphasizing the personal value of this gift.
My most valuable possession is an old, slightly warped blond guitar―the first instrument I taught myself how to play.
The clown's short yellow hair, made of yarn, covers its ears but is parted above the eyes.
The blue eyes are outlined in black with thin, dark lashes flowing from the brows.
Gregory does not do this to establish his territory, as many cat experts think, but to humiliate me because he is jealous of my friends.
After my guests have fled, I look at the old fleabag snoozing and smiling to himself in front of the television set, and I have to forgive him for his obnoxious, but endearing, habits.