Their result for The Literary Style Test ...

Franz Kafka

Your Literary Style Is 50% Realistic, 100% Philosophical, and 83% Psychological!

Franz Kafka's literary style is so distinct that an adjective has been coined from his name to describe similar styles. That adjective is "kafkaesque". Your own writing, obviously, is kafkaesque. Kafka wrote very strange, horrifying stories. His most famous novella involves the transformation of a man into a giant insect. His works are not only fantastic and symbolic, but they are often very philsophical and thought provoking. Many of his stories are allegorical or metaphorical, focusing on the nature of spirituality and the absurdity of life. Not only that, but his work is often intensely cerebral, delving deep into the minds of his characters and examining their psychology and the motivations for their actions. Your writing follows Kafka's example by being highly philosophical, psychological, and surrealistic.

Some stories you may enjoy: "The Metamorphasis", The Castle, The Trial, and "A Hunger Artist".

The other literary styles:

Edgar Allan Poe / Jorge Luis Borges / George Orwell / F. Scott Fitzgerald / Fyodor Dostoevsky / Herman Melville / Albert Camus

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Realistic Distribution

    They scored 50% on Realistic, higher than 44% of your peers.

  • Philosophical Distribution

    They scored 100% on Philosophical, higher than 67% of your peers.

  • Psychological Distribution

    They scored 83% on Psychological, higher than 52% of your peers.

All possible test results

George Orwell

Your literary style mostly resembles George Orwell's. Orwell mainly wrote allegorical or symbolic stories, often with a blatant political message. His writing was highly fantastic and involved stran... Read more

Edgar Allan Poe

Your literary style mostly resembles Edgar Allan Poe's. Poe's stories and poems are, for the most part, examples of fantastic realism. The stories or poems often have elements of the fantastic, such... Read more

Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges' literary style is very similar to your own. Borges wrote primarily philosophical fiction, often focusing solely on intellectual problems of some sort. Sometimes his stories don't ... Read more

Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka's literary style is so distinct that an adjective has been coined from his name to describe similar styles. That adjective is "kafkaesque". Your own writing, obviously, is kafkaesque. K... Read more

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald was a realist, and he is characterized mostly by his focus on realistic character development and setting. Your writing is also primarily realistic, opting to tell a good story an... Read more

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky is the classic example of a psychological writer. All of his characters are deeply introspective and his prose focuses upon their thoughts and feelings in regards to their situation... Read more

Herman Melville

Your writing style mostly resembles Herman Melville's. Melville wrote stories that were very realistic and which focused on philosophical issues. His stories frequently dealt with natural depictions... Read more

Albert Camus

Your literary style most resembles Albert Camus'. Camus was a French writer who was heavily influenced by existential philosophy. All of his work is very philosophical and concerned with existential... Read more

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