Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone in a sometimes negative, sometimes intelligible, (or articulate) way.

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    The End of the Jesus Era (An Investigation, #1)
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  • Literary Theory 2e - An Introduction
    The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages
    Against Interpretation and Other Essays
    A Room of One's Own
    Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition)
    Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
    The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
    Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays
    On Photography
    ABC of Reading
    A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
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    Brave New World
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    Best Books About Genre Fiction
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    Ars Poetica
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    Works of Literary Criticism
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    Connie Willis
    Actually, writers have no business writing about their own works. They either wax conceited, saying things like: 'My brilliance is possibly most apparent in my dazzling short story, "The Cookiepants Hypotenuse."' Or else they get unbearably cutesy: 'My cat Ootsywootums has given me all my best ideas, hasn't oo, squeezums?
    Connie Willis, The Winds of Marble Arch and Other Stories

    Norman Vincent Peale
    The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
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