(often initial capital letters) an approach to the critical study of literature that concentrates on textual explication and rejects historical and biographical study as irrelevant to an understanding of the total formal organization of a work.
an approach to literary criticism through close analysis of the text
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noun 1. the principles of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, especially those advocated under the leadership of President Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic recovery and social reforms. 2. the domestic program of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, especially during the period from 1933 to 1941. noun 1. the domestic policies of Franklin D. […]
[del-ee] /ˈdɛl i/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of India, in the N part, adjacent to Delhi. Compare (def 2). [in-dee-uh] /ˈɪn di ə/ noun 1. Hindi Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became […]
- New democratic party
noun 1. the Canadian social democratic party formed in 1961 NDP