Prose is any type of writing that is not poetry. It includes fiction and non-fiction. Poetry includes rhyming lines and lines in a particular rhythm and meter. More »

Prose is a written form of language that has no defining metrical structure, which means that almost any short story, critical essay or novel serves as an example of a piece of prose. Prose is often said to be the most d... More »

Some examples of historical fiction include Thomas Pynchon’s “Mason & Dixon” and Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall.” Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the story is set in the past. More »

Narrative prose refers to any form of writing in which the work is prose, as opposed to poetry, and tells a definite story through actions. This style of prose is used for most modern fiction and historical literature. More »

Prose is a written form of language that has no defining metrical structure, which means that almost any short story, critical essay or novel serves as an example of a piece of prose. Prose is often said to be the most d... More »

Continuous prose is a piece of written work with text flowing from one paragraph to the next without subheads. Examples of continuous prose include essays, newspaper articles, journal articles, blog posts and research pa... More »

The two divisions of literature are prose and poetry. While prose is written in a straightforward manner to appeal to the reader's intellect, poetry has a more rhythmic, imaginative tone used to awaken the reader's emoti... More »