Style in Literature: Definition, Types & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of expository writing?

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1. Subjective writing includes which of the following features?

2. Persuasive writing includes which of the following features?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different writing styles, and this quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on subjective writing and identifying types of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your comprehension of:

  • A non-example of expository writing
  • A quality of subjective writing
  • Attributes of persuasive writing
  • A given story and identifying the form of writing used in it

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on literary styles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding various writing styles to pinpoint which style is used in Cat in the Rain
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about subjective writing

Additional Learning

If you would like to obtain further details on the different writing styles used in literature, you can view the video lesson called Style in Literature: Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define writing style and examine the ones that are used in literature
  • Become familiar with examples of each writing style and an explanation of how each style is used
  • Explain when each type of writing can be used