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electronic mail sent from one electronic device to other electronic devices (computer, cellphone, smartphone, etc). The level of formality used in the salutation will depend on how well the writer knows the receiver. Generally, emails are more informal than the traditional (posted) letter. However, when in doubt, be more formal than informal. Someone whom you have never met, and who is 40 years older than you, may not appreciate being greeted with Hi Phil!
the first attempt at writing something; an unfinished, unpolished, unedited version.
all written texts that are not poetry. Prose is normally written in paragraphs (whereas poems...
the lesson to be learnt from a story; also the description of character in a person.
in literature, this refers to the cultural context in which a story is told, e.g. among Arab...