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stylistics Line breaks: styl|is¦tics
Pronunciation: /stʌɪˈlɪstɪks/

Definition of stylistics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The study of the distinctive styles found in particular literary genres and in the works of individual writers.
Example sentences
  • In exploring the relationship between Emerson, Whitman, and Li-Young Lee, Partridge asserts that Lee as an artist is nourished by the stylistics of Emerson's and Whitman's transcendentalism.
  • The stylistics are invitations to readerly involvement.
  • Theories of a historical baroque period, as well as those of a resurgence of baroque ideology and stylistics, are both valid.
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