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Categories: Fiction-writing mode, Horace, Style (fiction), Fiction, Articles with short description
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purple passage  purple prose  Flowery prose  Purple journalism  purple patch
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In literary criticism, purple prose is overly ornate prose text that may disrupt a narrative flow by drawing undesirable attention to its own extravagant style of writing, thereby diminishing the appreciation of the prose overall. Wikipedia
Prose text that is so extravagant, ornate, or flowery as to break the flow and draw excessive attention to itself Wikidata
Extravagant or flowery writing, especially in a literary work. Wiktionary
Extravagant or flowery writing. Wiktionary (translation)
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