Descriptive versus procedural markup

Strongly procedural:

Chapter 2: The Marketplace
Dear reader, it was all I could do not to shout with 
   delight at my own savoir-faire when I saw how easily
   I had made myself at home... ]]>

Procedural with a nod towards the descriptive:

Chapter 2: The Marketplace
Dear reader, it was all I could do not to shout with 
   delight at my own savoir-faire when I saw how easily
   I had made myself at home... ]]>

Descriptive with a nod to the procedural:

Chapter 2: The Marketplace

Dear reader, it was all I could do not to shout with delight at my own savoir-faire when I saw how easily I had made myself at home...

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Strongly descriptive with an emphasis on structure:


  The Marketplace
  

Dear reader, it was all I could do not to shout with delight at my own savoir-faire when I saw how easily I had made myself at home...

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Strongly descriptive with an emphasis on the original presentation:

Chapter 2: The Marketplace

Dear reader, it was all I could do not to shout with delight at my own savoir-faire when I saw how easily I had made myself at home...

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Overview of Descriptive Markup and the TEI, slide 3 of 11