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"Too descriptive"

My fifth grade class had been assigned to write a story, so everyone wrote his own story. We did this all the time in elementary school even though the teachers didn't really tell us what to do, and mine were always crap. I particularly remember an earlier teacher who always yelled at me for not writing enough or for not writing good stories. But that's not what I'm writing about here; I'm writing about a particular comment that my teacher gave a classmate in fifth grade.

My classmate had written a very descriptive story. I heard her reading some of it for some reason. In the section she read, she explained that the main character was going to the mall and described in great detail exactly what the narrator was wearing. I happen to remember that the shirt the character was wearing said "Me want candy."

A few days later, I read a comment that the teacher wrote on the paper after the student handed it in. It went something like this:
Quote:Too descriptive
Wtf?
07-13-2007 08:39 AM
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Re: Funny comment my fifth grade teacher wrote on a story

wsgosset Wrote:I also remember reading a comment that the teacher wrote on the paper after the student handed it in. It went something like this:
Quote:Too descriptive

lol

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Re: Funny comment my fifth grade teacher wrote on a story

wsgosset Wrote:My class had been assigned to do write a story, so everyone wrote his own story. We did this all the time in elementary school even though the teachers didn't really tell us what to do, and mine were always crap. I particularly remember one who always yelled at me for not writing enough or for not writing good stories. Obviously stupid, but that's not what I'm writing about here; I'm writing about a particular comment that my teacher gave a classmate in fifth grade.

My classmate had read a very descriptive story. I heard her reading some of it for some reason, and I remember that in the section she read she described in detail exactly what the narrator was wearing. I remember reading a comment that the teacher wrote on the paper after the student handed it in. It went something like this:
Quote:Too descriptive
Wtf?

EDIT: I changed the wording slightly.

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Dark Soul X Wrote:
wsgosset Wrote:My class had been assigned to do write a story, so everyone wrote his own story. We did this all the time in elementary school even though the teachers didn't really tell us what to do, and mine were always crap. I particularly remember one who always yelled at me for not writing enough or for not writing good stories. Obviously stupid, but that's not what I'm writing about here; I'm writing about a particular comment that my teacher gave a classmate in fifth grade.

My classmate had read a very descriptive story. I heard her reading some of it for some reason, and I remember that in the section she read she described in detail exactly what the narrator was wearing. I remember reading a comment that the teacher wrote on the paper after the student handed it in. It went something like this:
Quote:Too descriptive
Wtf?

EDIT: I changed the wording slightly.

That teacher's a bitch.
She actually didn't seem so bad compared to my other teachers. She generally didn't really do anything, but I always tried to do things properly. The problem was I didn't understand what she wanted us to do because she didn't really say anything. If I imagine her saying that, she's saying it as if she truly believes that the story needs to be less descriptive and not in an angry. It's scary to think that she may have actually believed that stories had to be less descriptive. I hope she was just making it up so that she had something to say.
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omg i hate overly descreptive stories. such a destraction from the plot and message.

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That is so classic of the system. They tell us to improve/do somthing then they go and reneg on it.

darthmat Wrote:omg i hate overly descreptive stories. such a destraction from the plot and message.
then stay rhe fuck away from Tom Clancy

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Alucard483 Wrote:That is so classic of the system. They tell us to improve/do somthing then they go and reneg on it.

darthmat Wrote:omg i hate overly descreptive stories. such a destraction from the plot and message.
then stay rhe fuck away from Tom Clancy
I guess everyone missed the link I posted. I haven't read A la recherche du temps perdu, but I've read and heard that it is probably the most descriptive novel ever.
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Tolstoy is in my opinion one of the greatest authors of all time - did he fail school because his stories were "too descriptive"? FFS!
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Re: Funny comment my fifth grade teacher wrote on a story

wsgosset Wrote:My class had been assigned to do write a story, so everyone wrote his own story. We did this all the time in elementary school even though the teachers didn't really tell us what to do, and mine were always crap. I particularly remember one who always yelled at me for not writing enough or for not writing good stories. Obviously stupid, but that's not what I'm writing about here; I'm writing about a particular comment that my teacher gave a classmate in fifth grade.

My classmate had read a very descriptive story. I heard her reading some of it for some reason, and I remember that in the section she read she described in detail exactly what the narrator was wearing. I remember reading a comment that the teacher wrote on the paper after the student handed it in. It went something like this:
Quote:Too descriptive
Wtf?

EDIT: I changed the wording slightly.
Laugh

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