Academic writing is intended for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and posits ideas or arguments.

In academia, writing and publishing is conducted in several sets of forms and genres. Writing in these forms or styles is usually serious, intended for a critical and informed audience, based on closely investigated knowledge, and posits ideas or arguments. It usually circulates within the academic world ('the academy'), but the academic writer may also find an audience outside via journalism, speeches, pamphlets, etc.

Typically scholarly writing has an objective stance, clearly states the significance of the topic, and is organized with adequate detail so that other scholars could try to replicate the results.

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