Crit terms 2 - Critical Terms 2 - From the Bedford Glossary...

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Critical Terms 2 - From the Bedford Glossary and Critical Theory Today . Features New Critcism (NC) and Marxist Criticism (M) terms. 1. "The Text Itself" (NC): The battle cry of the New Critical effort to focus our attention on the literary work as the sole source of evidence for interpreting it. 2. Affective Fallacy (NC): Confuses the text with the emotions it produces. 3. Alienated Labor (M): When people became disassociated with not only from the products they produced but from their own labor as well. 4. Ambiguity (NC): The result of something being stated in such a way that its meaning cannot be definitely determined. 5. Antihero : A PROTAGONIST in a modern work who does not exhibit the qualities of the traditional HERO. 6. Authorial Intention (NC): An author's intention in writing a work. 7. Bourgeoisie (M): Those who control the world's natural, economic, and human resources. 8. Canon : Used since the fourth century to refer to those books of the Bible that the Christian Church accepts as Holy Scripture - that is, divinely inspired. More recently, it has been employed
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2008 for the course ENGL 2350 taught by Professor Kulesz during the Spring '08 term at UT Arlington.

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Crit terms 2 - Critical Terms 2 - From the Bedford Glossary...

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