FORMALISM

the name that has been given to the study of the outward form of works of art and literature that is opposed to their content or meaning.

FORMALISM: "Formalism deals with the outward form of art and not what it is supposed to mean."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FORMALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/formalism/ (accessed September 20, 2021).
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