style - Analyzes surface characteristics of a document.
style [-ml] [-mm] [-a] [-e] [-l num] [-r num] [-p] [-P] file...
Displays all sentences with their length and readability index.
Displays all sentences that begin with an expletive.
Displays all sentences longer than
Skips lists in the document.
Overrides the default
Displays parts of speech of the words in the document.
Displays all sentences that contain a passive verb.
Displays all sentences whose readability index is greater
command analyzes the surface characteristics
of the writing style of a document. It reports on readability, sentence length
and structure, word length and usage, verb type, and sentence openers. Because
before looking at the text,
formatting header files should be included as part of the input. The default
may be overridden with the
option, which causes
to skip lists, should be used if the document contains many lists
that contain non-sentences. Use the other options to locate sentences with
Use of non-standard formatting macros may cause incorrect sentence breaks.
Commands: deroff(1), diction(1)