The thin strokes of a serif typeface.
A script style based on ordinary handwriting. Characters may or may not be connected. Classic example: Felt Tip Roman.
A sans serif style with proportions modeled on old-style typefaces. Characterized by open strokes on characters like C and S. Italics of this style often are more cursive in appearance, rather than a simple slanted version of the roman. Often has more slightly stroke contrast than other sans serifs. Classic examples: Gill Sans, Frutiger.