For the Artists Who Like to Remain Strictly Out of the Box
Prose is the name of what most of us do, in one form or another, every day. If you think that you don’t write prose, think again. If you wrote a note, a letter, an email, a report for work, or wrote in your journal, diary or blog or even made a post on the web, chances are that you have written prose. Unless the writing you did was exclusively a poem, you have written prose.
Prose is writing that resembles everyday speech. The word “prose” came to us from the Latin word-“prosa” which literally translates to “straightforward”.
We use prose on a daily basis it is the normal writing that we read and write.It is meaningful and grammatical, written or spoken language without metrical structure or the rhyme characteristics of poetry or verse.
The only writing that is not prose is poetry of all types. Written prose does not contain rhyming, and consists of very little embellishment.
Examples of prose are:
Many technical writers object to having their detailed and exact writing classified as prose right beside Fairy Tales. Although the writing styles are greatly different both types of writing are prose.
General Guidelines for writing are:
The following types of publications use prose:
In conclusion, prose is the customary style of writing that we normally use in both writing and speaking. The writing style varies from formal or casual, business or personal, creative or factual even academic or technical.
Relax, enjoy reading prose, writing prose and even speaking prose. It is our usual form of communication.
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