While 'very' has its place in the English language, try this handy list of words and see if you can use a more descriptive alternative.
In this video I rewrite a so-so creative response so that it follows Hannah Kent's style more closely. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hozrGrZ-mkw&t=3s
A few tips on preparing for that creative SAC, using The Thing Around Your Neck, All About Eve and Mabo as example texts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxYa8DyYor8