Descriptive Essay Topics

Descriptive writing requires close attention to the details. Whether you are describing a person, place, scene, or an event the first thing is to decide which facts are the most significant about it. The purpose of a description essay is to provide a vivid picture enabling the reader to imagine the item described. Thinking and observing how an object of your description looks like, acts like, and what feelings, sounds, and sights are associated with it are critical in the descriptive writing process.

There is a huge variety of descriptive essay topics making you wondering which one to choose. To help you get started, here are some descriptive essay topics along with samples that will give an idea how to write and what to write on a particular topic.

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Activities
Learning to play a musical instrument
Study routine
Your current job

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Events
A first date
A last date
A school dance
A car accident
Housewarming party
Sports at school
Wedding ceremony

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Feelings
Falling in love

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Personality
A famous historical person
A movie hero
A television star
Your best friend
Your favorite teacher

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Places
A beach
A picnic place
Home town
Your house
Your school
Your vacation

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Scenes
A beautiful sunrise
A beautiful sunset
A rainy day

Descriptive Essay Topics Relating to Things
Favorite restaurant
Favorite toy
Your car
Your pet

Tip. To make your descriptive essay interesting to the reader more adverbs, adjectives should be used as they help to communicate the emotions better.

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