n. essay; ordinary speech or writing; commonplace expression or quality
The primary issue in prose is motive: You have to understand why the people do what they do.
Sentence in Classic:
Many heroes have been described to us in verse and prose, but of Dokhturov scarcely a word has been said.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I counted up to high numbers, to make sure of myself, and repeated passages that I knew in prose and verse.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
The granite solidity of such and such a celebrated prose is nothing but the accumulation effected by the tyrant.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
But this poetry done into solemn prose meant either wholesale confiscation of private property in the South, or vast appropriations.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context