expressive style


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n expressive style a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
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In literature:

I have never purpose attempted to imitate the style of any writer, though I unscrupulously plagiarize an apt expression.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
A college education likewise implies the ability to express one's ideas in a clear, appropriate style.
"Colleges in America" by John Marshall Barker
She was not accustomed to this style of expression.
"Patty's Social Season" by Carolyn Wells
The accompaniment is ingenious and expressive, and the symphonies tasteful and much in the style of Moore.
"The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor" by Various
In style and treatment it is adapted to the general reader, and abounds with valuable instruction expressed in clear, practical terms.
"How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits" by Samuel R Wells
The expressions "rare and extraordinary" and "sometimes have a permission," and the general style of the language, are like his.
"Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather" by Charles W. Upham
The style is decidedly Egyptian, solid and expressive, but dreadfully compact.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
And he expressed himself in a style too intellectual for lovers of poetry, too metaphorical for lovers of philosophy.
"A Modern Symposium" by G. Lowes Dickinson
He expressed himself sincerely and his style is the direct outcome of his own temperament plus his nationality.
"Music: An Art and a Language" by Walter Raymond Spalding
The character of unity must necessarily be expressed in language and style also.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2" by Ernst Hengstenberg

In poetry:

"Oh, that was the style of the stage-coach; we travel to-day by
Forty miles to the hour," he answered, "won't admit of a passion
that's less."
"Half An Hour Before Supper" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

Tradition hangs heavily on the Spanish psyche, but it's also worn comfortably, as an expression of a life lived with pride, spirit and style.
As America's greatest National Holiday—Thanksgiving—arrives, I want to take this opportunity to express my deep gratitude for the American style capitalism I observe that so often puts purpose and mission ahead of greed.
North Korea introduced its heir apparent to the world Thursday, a chubby-faced young man with a serious expression, combed back hair cut high and tight on the sides and wearing a communist-style black suit.
The beneficiary of no formal training, Fred Holzman's playing style and facial expressions have been compared to The Muppet Show 's Animal.
Titled "Expressions" the gallery show and sale captures a full spectrum of contemporary art styles.
For 36 years the National Dance Theater Company of Jamaica has been creating dancers and new works, pieces that seamlessly combine indigenous and other dance styles that express a vibrant, engaging culture.
Young children are easily caught up in her lyrical, expressive style of writing and she soon has them singing along with her books' rhyming verses.
Erika J Santos Age: 28 Location: Albany, NY Occupation: TV Host/PR Specialist Style: Sexy Chic Beauty Fave I Can't Live Without: Maybelline's Volume Express Mascara.
Custom Express Originals allows the recipient to design his or her own custom shirt, choosing from four different collar styles, barrel or French cuffs, fabric, and size.
Custom Express Originals allows the recipient to design his or her own custom shirt , choosing from four different collar styles, barrel or French cuffs, fabric, and size.
I cannot reiterate enough the beauty of expression and freedom when it comes to hair care and hair styling.
Merriam-Webster defines " tone " as the "style or manner of expression in writing or speaking," which does little to clarify what this element truly is.
LOX member Styles P expresses his passion for healthy living with Juices for Life, his.
She's very knowledgeable, and she has a really powerful style, but really, it's the way she expresses herself.
Groove, sweat, and ignite your spirit with a fusion of street dance, Hawaiian, African, and other interpretive styles, blended into a seamless expression of pure soul.

In science:

Integration with an additive character can be presented in two ways: in terms of definable functions f : X → Ω (Riemann style), where we wish to evaluate expressions such as RX f (x)φ(x); classically f usually has the form ψ(h(x)), where h is a regular function and ψ is the additive character.
Integration in valued fields
Some components of the tool require great efficiency and are better expressed in an imperative style.
A Prolog-based Environment for Reasoning about Programming Languages (Extended abstract)
We believe that a programming environment like the one proposed here overcomes some of the limitations of “single-programming-style” paradigms, by allowing a programmer to express the different types of information in software applications in appropriate languages.
A prototype of a knowledge-based programming environment
Though C# is currently at version 3, I have chosen to use version 2 because version 3 brings with it several functional-style changes, such as support for lambda-expressions and expression-based programming in the form of LINQ2 .
Functional Programming and Security
This fact suggests that the Mahler measure of resultants may be expressible in terms of combinations of polylogarithms and that we might expect results in the style of the ones from Sections 3 and 4 to be held in more generality.
On the Mahler measure of resultants in small dimensions