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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Middle Ages) an introductory curriculum at a medieval university involving grammar and logic and rhetoric.

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  • Classical education uses a teaching method called the trivium, a three-part process of grammar, logic and rhetoric stages.
  • Or maybe that should be "one trivium at a time"...
  • On this conception, the study of literature belonged to the trivium.
  • The trivium these days is creativity, multiculturalism, and self-respect. for more
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