didacticism

[ UK /dɪdˈæktɪsˌɪzəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive
    the didacticism of the 19th century gave birth to many great museums
    the didacticism expected in books for the young
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How To Use didacticism In A Sentence

  • These sources give us valuable insights into her autodidacticism in all its profusion and chaos, as well as her modernity. The Times Literary Supplement
  • For a ‘tale, taken from… facts,’ Castle Rackrent's fabling and didacticism are remarkably insistent and cohesive.
  • The result was a preachy didacticism that is more likely to conceal human truth than reveal it.
  • The didacticism of this passage demonstrates that the caprice of nature expresses the narrator's perspective and not the other way around.
  • I'd get these eight-page denunciations, accusing me of didacticism, as if I hadn't already thought of that.
  • the didacticism expected in books for the young
  • New England was accustomed to didacticism in its literature, and unmitigated didacticism blights the novel.
  • The current dominant mode of children's-book evaluation at least nominally disdains "didacticism," by which it means preachiness or sermonizing. I agree with everybody
  • She's too willful an actress, tight and overemphatic; like The Constant Gardener itself, which suffered from an almost masochistic didacticism making its political points. Oscar Day: James Wolcott
  • I may be tempted towards didacticism, but this isn't an advice column.
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