Author's Style

Author's style is the author's choice of words, details, and focus.

Example: They said that when they had gone down one-third of the distance and that, from the point they had reached, the river seemed very large, and that, from what they saw, the width given by the Indians was correct... Some small boulders which seemed as high as a man (Boulders Taller Than the Great Tower of Seville)."

The quote above shows the author's usage of adjectives and similes to describe their reactions upon seeing the Grand Canyon. The descriptions and comparisons give the reader an idea of what these boulders look like.

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