Mortal Engines – Descriptive Writing

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·    Use bullet-points to build a description of Anna Fang.
·    Make a second list describing the Jenny Haniver.
·    Draw the character and her ship using these details to make your illustration accurate.

Anna Fang

·    Almond-shaped eyes
·    Red-stained teeth
·    Red lips
·    A long red, leather coat
·    Papery-skin
·    Short black hair with slashes of white in it
·    Laughter lines
·    Oriental-looking
·    Tendons visible in her wrists
·    Dark-eyes
·    Small-lensed sunglasses
·    Long brown hands
·    Lean
·    Friendly – “her hand outstretched”
·    Friendly – “Smile”/ “laugh”
·    Mysterious – “Out of the shadows”
·    Mysterious – “strange foreigner”
·    Mysterious – “silently”

 

The Jenny Haniver

·    A wooden gondola
·    Cables hanging from the ceiling
·    Not elegant
·    A narrow tube
·    Built from several other ships
·    Twin-engined
·    Spice-smelling
·    Little cabins
·    Dim green electrics
·    Gas valves
·    Radio

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