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Chapter 10. Making Your Bones > Body Talk - Pg. 113

Making Your Bones 1. 2. 3. 4. Statistics and facts Sensory details Examples Quotations 113 Word Watch Elaboration is adding details to writing to make your words more precise, descriptive, and evocative. 5. Anecdotes Let me show you how to use each method of elaboration to make your ideas come alive on the page. Stats It! Use statistics and facts to add information to your writing. Statistics are especially useful when you're writing a persuasive essay or any of the following types of writing: