The polish, aspect of writing called STYLE.
If you say someone has style: mean fashionable, a manner, way
informal or formal, preppy or hip-hop, whatever, suits
the person or the subject.
Style consists of many different elements in writing, hard to
pinpoint. But you know that Into the Wild is a different style than,
say, Shakespeare. So let’s look at a couple elements of style:
WORD CHOICE (or DICTION) .SHOW GABLE AD
There are some 856,000
words in the English language, the
average person has a vocabulary of xxxx words.
So you have a lot
to choose from, that choice is going to influence your style.
In English, writer always has at least three words for any
idea, rooted in the Latin, the Germanic or Saxon tongues,
and the Greek. Think of a word for habitation: city, town,
metropolis. And that's just the start. In English, we also owe
a heavy debt to Algonquin, and Hebrew, and Malay (ketchup
anyone?) and Zulu and Hmong among others.
And then there is ''jargon,'' those special vocabularies known
only to those in specific fields. Computer-related jargon, or