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  1. new criticismnoun

    literary criticism based on close analysis of the text

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  1. New Criticism

    New Criticism was a movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century. It emphasized close reading, particularly of poetry, to discover how a work of literature functioned as a self-contained, self-referential aesthetic object.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of new criticism in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of new criticism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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