what is the meaning of Criticism ? what is the meaning by Criticism ?   please help me and answer

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The term criticism essentially refers to the written discussion of works of art. This discussion is often scholarly but can be conducted in news papers and magazines as well as in academic texts. 

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You usually think of criticism as a negative thing, meaning that you are saying bad things.  However, criticism can also be interpreted as meaning feedback.  In literature, evaluation is a better way to think about it.  You are evaluating and describing.

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Usually, "literary criticism" refers to the attempt to analyze and understand literature by placing it in a context or contexts.  For example, one might study a play by Shakespeare by placing it in a historical context, or an economic contetxt, etc. Or one might try to analyze the ways language is used in the play. "Analysis" or "study" would probably be better words than "criticism," which sometimes carries negative connotations.

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