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State the main features of literary writing by citing examples and discuss writing that does not come under the term literary writing.(450 words)



The biggest feature of literary writing is that it is very often based on imagination, ideas and unreal things. As the name suggests, the language used in literary writing is a rich one. The writer uses rich words, poetic devices other language enhancing elements to give the written piece, a good taste and appearance.
Examples of literary writing - Fiction, Poems , Plays etc.
Non-literary writing is what we often come across in our daily life. It can be instructions, short messages etc. which are written purely for the purpose of informing someone or are business and work related.  They don't have the writer's imagination sewn into them.These lack in rich language and words and are related to the reality only.
Examples- Instructions given by your teacher, A short message informing your sister about her phone call, a short note telling about progress at work. etc. These are all non- literary writings.          
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In English , ⇒Literary writing does embody certain distinguishing characteristics. It is a self-conscious, imaginative mode of writing which uses words not just to convey information, but as an art form. Ultimately it is a response to life. ⇒Literary writing has also a biggest feature that is "FICTION" ! The term - Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages(s) in a simple manner to his or her readers. When employed properly, the different literary devices help readers to appreciate, interpret and analyze a literary work. :) ⇒The best example for the features of literary writing could be is " As we swam toward the other side, our laughter sang through the trees that lined the shore."!!
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