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The Differences Between an Annotated Bibliographyand a Discursive Prose Literature ReviewWriting comes in several forms as authors seek out a variety of ways to present theirinformation. Notably, the most common forms that appear in research and study paper areexamples of literature reviews which are the annotated bibliography and the standard literaturereview. While the annotated bibliography appears as an outline with a rigid structure, a literaturereview stands as an example of discursive prose which delves deeper into the study topic orargument. Though the two document formats are classified under literature reviews, their vary inregard to their structure and overall goal when presenting the subject matter under investigation.The annotated bibliography structure is vastly different from that of a standard literaturereview. Notably, the latter option often has a reference page at the very end of the document as apresentation of all the information sourced for the study. However, an annotated bibliographyfollows a strict structure where the reference comes at the beginning of each source. In mostcases, the references are divided into sections and paragraphs with each section deal withindividual arguments or subjects that is for or against the overall idea being presented (Buttram& MacMillan, 2012). The separation of specific sources is a distinct feature that makes thismethod of writing stand out when compared to its counterpart. Additionally, this structure doesnot follow a prose format which introduces, builds then concludes on a concept but rather brieflyseeks out relevance, credibility and summary of the main ideology pursued throughout the article