explication de texte

noun ex·pli·ca·tion de texte \ ek-splē-kä-syōⁿ-də-ˈtekst \

Definition of explication de texte

plural explications de texte play \ek-splē-kä-syōⁿ-də-ˈtekst\
:a method of literary criticism involving a detailed analysis of a work

Origin and Etymology of explication de texte

French, literally, explanation of text


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