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sty·lis·tics

 (stī-lĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the use of elements of language style, such as metaphor, in particular contexts.

stylistics

(staɪˈlɪstɪks)
n
(Linguistics) (functioning as singular or plural) a branch of linguistics concerned with the study of characteristic choices in use of language, esp literary language, as regards sound, form, or vocabulary, made by different individuals or social groups in different situations of use

sty•lis•tics

(staɪˈlɪs tɪks)

n.
(used with a sing. v.) the study, esp. in literary works, of characteristic choices of linguistic expression and the effects they create.
[1880–85]
sty`lis•ti′cian (-lɪˈstɪʃ ən) n.

stylistics

the study of particular styles, as in art, literature, etc.
See also: Art
the study of particular styles, as in literature, art, etc.
See also: Literary Style
Translations
stylistika

stylistics

[staɪˈlɪstɪks] NSINGestilística f

stylistics

n singStilistik f

stylistics

[staɪˈlɪstɪks] nsgstilistica
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In part, he accomplishes this by avoiding overly specialized terminology, while at the same time drawing selectively upon his own specialized expertise in the terms and distinctions of Renaissance rhetoric, traditional stylistics, and (to a lesser extent) historical linguistics.
Jean Michel Gouvard's De la langue au style offers a comprehensive overview of style and stylistics in the French language, gathering together articles by a whole range of specialists, stylisticians, and linguists interested in phonology, syntax, discourse, and lexis.
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Each chapter is divided into three sections: "Introduction," "Translation Task," and "Analysis of the Source Text." The "Introduction" gives astute observations and highlights examples of salient differences in lexical and syntactic structures, as well as stylistics, with reference to translation theory, so the student will gradually acquire an appropriate lexicon by which to discuss translation, e.g., amplification, translation couplets, diffusion, etc.
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Arguably, the best strength of Green Thoughts, Green Shades is its attention to nuances of prosody and linguistic effect generally, as well as to the interconnections among genre, stylistics, and literary theme.
Influential figures in the field of stylistics at the time were canvassed for their (enthusiastic) support, including Geoffrey Leech (Lancaster), Henry Widdowson (Institute of Education, London), John Sinclair (Birmingham) and Ron Carter (Nottingham).