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 »

The most common short oratorical piece is a toast. Though informal, toasts usually follow the formula consisting of an opening, a narrative and then either a conclusion or a call to action. More »

Examples of declamation speeches include Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address," Winston Churchill's "Their Finest Hour," and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream." These examples are all classic pieces of oratory th... More »

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Instead of using the word chapters, which divides a piece of writing in a book, Charles Dickens used staves to signify that the novel was a carol in prose form. In music, a stave or staff is the series of horizontal line... More »

A book is a set of written words or pictures on electronic or physical pages while a novel is a type of book that has a narrative structure and story. Novels are fictional, but books can be characterized as fiction or no... More »

A literary text is a piece of written material, such as a book or poem, that has the purpose of telling a story or entertaining, as in a fictional novel. Its primary function as a text is usually aesthetic, but it may al... More »

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An example of a narrative essay is George Orwell's 1938 travel piece entitled "Marrakech," wherein he recounts his experiences in Morocco. A narrative essay is one in which the writer describes a personal experience as a... More »

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