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Emerson was right: style was the wave of his future and of ours. Why is this so? What is style?

Style: a characteristic model manner, or method of expression; skill or grace in performance, manner, or appearance. One ofthe keys that unlocks popular culture is style; but trying to define it need not be stylish. People who have style tend not to write or talk about it; and people who write and talk about it usually don't have much.