So she has chosen the path as her literary heroes, Charles Dickens and George Orwell: the entertaining but didactic novel.
didactic teaching has come at the expense of play, which some say is no longer tolerated even for the youngest of students.
It is one of the many charms of Horace's didactic writings, that he takes us into the very heart of the life of Rome.
However, I give you leave to be as dogmatic and didactic as you like in return.
Deliver us from the didactic and the everlastingly improving style of thing!
Ethic on its didactic side is outside his business altogether.
All these novels were designed with a didactic purpose, somewhat upon the German model.
Since the Puritans a didactic strain has continually appeared in our writers.
Resuming the main thread of the argument, it may be said that the Italians also shared the Roman partiality for didactic poetry.
He sat down and leaned forward, fixing me with a didactic finger.
1650s, from French didactique, from Greek didaktikos "apt at teaching," from didaktos "taught," past participle of didaskein "teach," from PIE root *dens- "wisdom, to teach, learn." Related: Didactically; didacticism.
didactic di·dac·tic (dī-dāk'tĭk)
Of or relating to medical teaching by lectures or textbooks as distinguished from clinical demonstration with patients.