writing style

Definitions of writing style
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n a style of expressing yourself in writing

Synonyms:
genre, literary genre
Types:
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drama
the literary genre of works intended for the theater
prose
ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
form
an arrangement of the elements in a composition or discourse
poesy, poetry, verse
literature in metrical form
euphuism
an elegant style of prose of the Elizabethan period; characterized by balance and antithesis and alliteration and extended similes with and allusions to nature and mythology
nonfiction, nonfictional prose
prose writing that is not fictional
interior monologue
a literary genre that presents a fictional character's sequence of thoughts in the form of a monologue
stream of consciousness
a literary genre that reveals a character's thoughts and feeling as they develop by means of a long soliloquy
prose poem
prose that resembles poetry
polyphonic prose
a rhythmical prose employing the poetic devices of alliteration and assonance
epos
a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme
closet drama
drama more suitable for reading that for performing
comedy
light and humorous drama with a happy ending
tragedy
drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity
epic poetry, heroic poetry
poetry celebrating the deeds of some hero
versification
the form or metrical composition of a poem
Type of:
expressive style, style
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

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