Style (from Lat. stilus, 'stilt' > 'stylus' > 'writing style'; Gk. λέξις/léxis) refers to the individual manner in which a person expresses himself orally or in writing. Its specific character is formed through the (more or less intentional) use of shaping elements such as stylistic figures during the process of turning thought concepts into language with the conscious or …
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Plath, Robert (Erlangen),
“Style, stylistic figures”, in:
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