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    Hefty prose

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by MilesTro, Aug 26, 2015.

    Anybody knows what hefty prose is and add an example please. I don't know if I am using that style in my science fiction and fantasy stories.
     
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    I think you're asking us to define something that is subjective and far too open to interpretation.

    Hefty means 'large and heavy / done with vigour and force' so you can interpret it from that.
     
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    So it could mean using big description paragraphs.
     
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    I honestly have no idea. Maybe someone else will come along and be able to interpret your question better.

    Hefty is hefty, and prose is prose. I really can't say what is meant by 'hefty prose', other than to say that by definition it means 'heavy/large/vigorous/forceful prose'.
     
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    I've never heard prose described as hefty before. It's certainly not a style, either. Maybe you're thinking of pieces with long sentences and paragraphs?
     

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