Intentional fallacy


 
Name of fallacy Intentional fallacy
Aliases  
Type Inductive Argument, Informal Argument
Description Addresses the assumption that the meaning intended by the author of a literary work is of primary importance. a fallacy about intent of the author.
Example  
Form 
Treatment This is an argument about the method of literary criticism. Should the criticism of a literary work be restricted to the test of the work? 

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