Style

Style may refer to:

  • Style (fiction), an aspect of literary composition
  • Style (visual arts), in art and painting, either the aesthetic values followed in choosing what to paint (and how) or to the physical techniques employed
  • Architectural style
  • Design, the process of creating something
  • Fashion, a prevailing mode of expression, e.g., clothing
  • Format, various terms that refer to the style of different things
  • Genre, a loose set of criteria for a category or composition
  • Human physical appearance
  • Hairstyle

Style, in specific fields, may also refer to:

  • In typeface, one of the three traditional design features along with size and weight
  • Style (botany), a stalk structure in female flower parts
  • Style (manner of address), titles or honorifics, including Chinese courtesy names

Read more about Style:  Music, Film and Television, Literature, Linguistics, and Rhetoric, Other Uses

Famous quotes containing the word style:

    I might say that what amateurs call a style is usually only the unavoidable awkwardnesses in first trying to make something that has not heretofore been made.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    I would observe to you that what is called style in writing or speaking is formed very early in life while the imagination is warm, and impressions are permanent.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)