As the literary critic must judge a work of art by the inner harmony of both structural principles and small details of execution, so must the social critic respond both to the central attitudes toward life in a given social context and to the unique details of daily life within that context.
Nassar, Eugene Paul
"Social and Ethical Criticism: A Contextualist Overview,"
Syracuse Scholar (1979-1991):
2, Article 14.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/suscholar/vol1/iss2/14