Definition of Didacticism

1. Noun. Communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive. "The didacticism of the 19th century gave birth to many great museums"

Generic synonyms: Communication
Derivative terms: Didactical



Definition of Didacticism

1. n. The didactic method or system.

Definition of Didacticism

1. Noun. An artistic philosophy that emphasises instructional and informative qualities over mere entertainment. ¹

2. Noun. A work, statement, etc. of this kind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Didacticism

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Literary usage of Didacticism

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1. Victorian Prose Masters: Thackeray--Carlyle--George Eliot--Matthew Arnold by William Crary Brownell (1901)
"III To this predominance of the emotional sense over the thinking power is undoubtedly due the didacticism which is the prominent strain in all his writings ..."

2. Gnomic Poetry in Anglo-Saxon by Blanche Colton Williams (1914)
"... speech or terse saying or ask a riddle about a natural phenomenon;2 it will invent a charm to drive away an evil spirit.3 didacticism enters very early; ..."

3. The Influence of the "Celestina" in the Early English Drama by Abraham Simon Wolf Rosenbach (1903)
"He certainly ruined it beyond all hope of repair in the minds of the moderns, but when the Tudors reigned didacticism was the fashion, and it is no wonder ..."

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