from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to style, especially literary style.
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- adj. of or pertaining to style, especially to linguistic or literary style
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to style in language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to style.
- n. The art of forming a good style in writing. Also used in the plural.
- n. A treatise on style.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)
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Though I’d argue that what you term stylistic urban fantasy also offers a wider range of protagonists than the stereotypical straight white “can-do” male.
However, as I have tried to show, the adoption of commercially produced media, such as glass beads and coloured yarn, and changes or developments in stylistic expression do not necessarily detract from the authenticity of an art object.
Traditional Huichol art forms were handed down from generation to generation, but they have changed in stylistic expression with the introduction of new materials, such as glass beads, metal, and commercial dyes.
And it seems pretty clear that, at the moment, the outside perception of art music has become as much an exercise in stylistic categorization as it is in popular music.
I don't think we should be ruled (in stylistic matters) by teachers of Freshman Comp.
Film is a different enough format to warrant certain stylistic and plot changes.
I've heard often that Morrison can be difficult to read, as her prose is a little "stylistic" - did you feel that way?
I’m a big fan of metafiction, as long as it’s not too cute, and as long as I think the author has a good reason for using metafictional techniques, and isn’t just indulging in stylistic weirdness for the sake of weirdness, or using metafictional approaches to hide the fact that their story, really, is actually kind of thin.
Then there are those readers who are impersonally turned off by certain stylistic and thematic aspects: they find dialect distracting or they’re tired of novels about the South.
Owing certain stylistic, spiritual, and topical allegiances to Joseph Epstein’s bravura Snobbery, Todd takes ruminative stock of his life and the paradoxes inherent in various external matters: celebrity, antiquity, politics, travel, brand names, spare parts, modern art.
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