Writing Styles within Non Fiction
“Hogs Wild” by Ian Frazier and “Tentacles of Rage” by Lewis Lapham are both informative articles on their respective subject matters. However, their writing styles and choice of language differs greatly. While both are interesting, in essence, Frazier adopts a more comfortable, welcoming tone, which is likely to attract more readers.
In “Hogs Wild,” Frazier discusses the rise in numbers of wild hogs in the U.S. The article is written in a conversational and accessible manner. From the first sentence, readers are provided with a decent introduction to the subject and are made to feel comfortable: “Of all the