Katakana is the second writing of the branch Kana. As Hiragana, it is widely used but although it exists in the same branch, it is used differently. Its main use is to write foreign words, such as names, in Japanese syllables, but it's also used to emphasize small writings up to one paragraph long.
The use of katakana is likely to vary greatly since it reflects their stylistic and thematic differences. 0.3 Goals of the study The purpose ofthe present study is to carry out a pilot investigation on the use katakana in a modern Japanese essay, and to compare how the usage of katakana differs between daily newspaper and a modern essay.