Package diction

Identifies diction and style errors

Diction and style are two old standard UNIX commands. Diction identifies wordy
and commonly misused phrases. Style analyses surface characteristics of a
document, including sentence length and other readability measures.

These programs cannot help you structure a document well, but they can help to
avoid poor wording and compare the readability (not the understandability!) of
your documents with others. Both commands support English and German documents.

General Commands
Command Description
diction print wordy and commonly misused phrases in sentences
style analyse surface characteristics of a document