explication de texte

noun
ex·​pli·​ca·​tion de texte | \ ek-splē-kä-syōⁿ-də-ˈtekst How to pronounce explication de texte (audio) \
plural explications de texte\ ek-​splē-​kä-​syōⁿ-​də-​ˈtekst How to pronounce explication de texte (audio) \

Definition of explication de texte

: a method of literary criticism involving a detailed analysis of a work

First Known Use of explication de texte

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for explication de texte

French, literally, explanation of text

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“Explication de texte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/explication%20de%20texte. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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