noun plural but singular or plural in construction sty·lis·tics \stī-ˈlis-tiks\

Definition of STYLISTICS

:  an aspect of literary study that emphasizes the analysis of various elements of style (as metaphor and diction)
:  the study of the devices in a language that produce expressive value

First Known Use of STYLISTICS

circa 1883


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