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prose in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproseprose /prəʊz $ proʊz/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  ALwritten language in its usual form, as opposed to poetry
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proseKingsolver's fecund prose is always reader-friendly, though we are directed to her messages with too heavy a hand.Straus could have spent his life clipping coupons, safari hunting, or writing the hyperventilating prose that was his second love.An aggressive self-publicist, her inflamed prose brought her much notoriety.In other words, there is no one model of prose style which is applicable to all texts.There is not a great deal of readable prose in the field.Brown's prose is simple and direct.Poets seem to write more easily about love than prose writers.The prose of this chapter measures the adequacy of verbal accounts of catastrophe in the age of photographic reproduction.Joe was the stylist, throwing in literary references and lingering over their prose until it had a lilt.