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stylistic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Arts
stylisticstyl‧is‧tic /staɪˈlɪstɪk/ adjective 🔊 🔊 Arelating to the particular way an artist, writer, musician etc makes or performs something, especially the technical features or methods they use 🔊 the sculptor’s stylistic developmentstylistic feature/device 🔊 stylistic features of the storystylistically /-kli/ adverb
Examples from the Corpus
stylisticAt the third level of stylistic analysis authors and their devices are also brought explicitly into the discussion.The Chancellor spent yesterday making substantial stylistic changes to the speech but the main elements were left untouched.The second chapter of Language in Popular Fiction ends with Nash lightly criticising the stylistic conventions of magazine stories.It might be varied for emphasis, to express a different point of view, or for stylistic effect.This implies two criteria of relevance for the selection of stylistic features: a literary criterion and a linguistic criterion.This brings us to the final, major stylistic influence to be found within Traditional Realism.Those are just minor stylistic irritations compared to Republican trickle-down economics.They have a link that all three share in Bristol's sturdy stylistic isolationism.stylistic feature/deviceRipken grabbed a piece of wood, stepped to the plate and started batting practice with his own stylistic device.This is a procedure founded upon a general estimate of the rate of development of stylistic features.This implies two criteria of relevance for the selection of stylistic features: a literary criterion and a linguistic criterion.Some stylistic features are themselves variable, for example sentence complexity.If one reads even more attentively, one can not help noting a curious stylistic feature not entirely dissociated from Treebeard.The development of this metaphorical structure, however, is gradual, and parallels a stylistic feature of the poetry.These were to identify, but not describe or interpret, the stylistic devices present in a given text.
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