List the major characteristic of sentimental writing. (fiction book)In a hurry people got a final coming up^?? Thanks in advance...

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Sentimental writing appeals to emotions.  Usually it can be described as sappy, sugary, super-sweet and so on.  The idea is that it tells a story in a larger than life way, with a plot and characters purposefully designed to pull at your heart strings.