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naturalism

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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naturalismnat‧u‧ral‧is‧m /ˈnætʃərəlɪzəm/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 ALAVa style of art or literature which tries to show the world and people exactly as they arerealism
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naturalismThus Britten contrives a flexible yet controlled naturalism of detail.The Darwinian worldview is the view of evolutionary naturalism.Believe in naturalism and you weaken your view of prayer.Mainstream modernism has often measured its modernity in terms of how far it dispenses with nature / naturalism.But this kind of excited appreciation of naturalism in characterisation was not yet hackneyed.The ingredients of this court scene are typical of Britten's particular kind of naturalism.This is the programme of naturalism.The degradation of the Ideal was guaranteed by coupling it with the real: with vulgar photographic naturalism.
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