Provide information about the specific attributes of a topic (e.g., setting)


  • Based on a listing of features.

  • Explicit language to get reader's attention

  • "First," "Second," and other signaling words
    • For example, Such as, Includes, Consists of


  • Description of a painting, an event, a battle scene

Example: New, spacious, detached Mediterranean townhouse for sale. The unit consists of 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an office upstairs, and approximately 2,431 square feet with a huge deck off the living room that overlooks a grove of lemon trees.