Hey guys, I was recently critiqued by an editor from my local editing department and he said i used way too many "abstractions" such as "joy", "desolation" and "happiness". He said i need to use descriptions to make abstractions concrete. Would the following example be a change from abstract to concrete?. Here it is. Abstract-"She was so overcome with joy and excitement, she could hardly contain herself." Concrete-"It was evident by the huge smile on her face that she was overcome with joy and her slight jumping up and down showed she could hardly contain herself." Did I get this right?, and also isn't joy a universal theme?. If you could respond to this id greatly appreciate it. Thanks.