criticism

[n] - disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings 2. [n] - a written evaluation of a work of literature 3. [n] - a serious examination and judgment of something
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Criticism

The evaluation and analysis of creative work
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Criticism

Crit'i·cism noun 1. The rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism . « The elements of criticism...
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criticism

unfavorable judgment noun disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; `the senator received severe criticism from his opponent`
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criticism

noun a written evaluation of a work of literature
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Criticism

• (n.) The rules and principles which regulate the practice of the critic; the art of judging with knowledge and propriety of the beauties and faults of a literary performance, or of a production in the fine arts; as, dramatic criticism. • (n.) The act of criticising; a critical judgment passed or expressed; a critical observation or deta...
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criticism

criticism 1. The action of criticizing, or passing judgement upon the qualities or merits of anything; especially the passing of unfavorable judgement; fault-finding, censure. 2. The art of estimating the qualities and character of literary or artistic work; the function or work of a critic.3. The act of finding fault; censuring; disapproval.
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criticism

criticism, the interpretation and evaluation of literature and the arts. It exists in a variety of literary forms: dialogues (Plato, John Dryden), verse (Horace, Alexander Pope), letters (John Keats), essays (Matthew Arnold, W. H. Auden), and treatises (Philip Sydney, Percy Bysshe Shelley). There ar...
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Criticism

(Kant.) An investigation of the nature and limits of reason and knowledge, conducted in a manner to avoid both dogmatism and skepticism. The term is generally used to designate Kant's thought after 1770. See Kantianism. -- O.F.K.
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Criticism

Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone in an intelligible (or articulate) way. This article provides only general information about criticism. For subject-specific information, see the Varieties of criticism page. Criticism can be: To criticize does not necessarily imply `to find fault`, but the word i.....
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