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Encyclopedia > Didactic literature

Didactic literature is instructive literature, or literature that teaches a lesson or lessons. It does not merely entertain. Some have suggested that nearly all of the best poetry is didactic. Examples of didactic literature include

  • Instructions for Parish Priests by John Mirk.
  • tracts by Tomas Stitny.
  • New England Primer.
  • Goody Two-Shoes.
  • The Coquette.
  • Jataka Tales.

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The Rusyns - Rusyn (7453 words)
Hence, Subcarpathian literature of the second half of the nineteenth century was in both theme and language characterized by resistance to magayarization.
Separated as it was from Rusyn literature in the Carpathian homeland and influenced by specific historical and political circumstances as well as a different linguistic situation in a diaspora environment, Vojvodinian Rusyn literature experienced its own internal and continuous dynamic.
Rusyn-language literature in the United States is connected with the large-scale immigration to North America that began in the 1880s and continued until the outbreak of World War I. In the 1890s the first of several Rusyn-language newspapers and annual almanacs began to be published, in which literary works, usually poetry and plays, appeared.
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