Author's Style

What is the writing style of your author?

General Thoughts on Style

Think about the style of writing in your novel. What evidence could you use to illustrate it? Answer with at least two complete sentences.


Imagery is an important part of any story as it helps the reader create pictures in his/her head. Find two examples of imagery in your novel and record in on the handout. Answer in at least two complete sentences.


Record three examples from your novel of the following types of sentences: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. You may also record sentences that "break the rules" (grammatically incorrect sentences).

Figurative Language

Does the author use simple language? Does he or she make use of figurative language? Symbolism? Record three examples of the use of language.