undidactic

undidactic

(ˌʌndaɪˈdæktɪk)
adj
not didactic; not morally instructive
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It is hoped that other teenagers will open themselves up to God's presence in their lives in this undidactic way.
But to read the lines thus is to miss the poet's undidactic, unflashy insistence that the ordinary is the exalted, that weeds and ants are sparks of the sacred.
At his best, he invested his misfits with an undidactic dignity that implicitly condemns our materialistic society.
Starting with the small event of the father accidentally having his ear nicked at the barber's one day, section fans out into a portrait of Pei-pei's inability to communicate with her dad and--in a refreshingly undidactic way--her cultural confusion as a Dutch-raised Chinese.
Drawing remarkable perfs from his real-life cast (especially Jia Fengsen as the father), Zhang has simply told a colleague's story in a no-holds, sometimes abstract but always undidactic way, and with considerable cinematic craft.
Still, Brotherston's shifting sets make their own, gratefully undidactic point.
In this respect, Un Lun Dun is not only inventive; it also offers a nimble, undidactic antidote to all the dubious cliches of the genre.
Herzog's personal views notwithstanding, however, the films are strikingly undidactic and, as one would expect from the director, as invested in eccentric human details as in questions of law and order; it's up to discerning audiences to see the implicit parallels and contrasts and grasp the director's overarching argument.
If Wilder is trying to tell us anything in this rigorously undidactic work, it's how little we realize how precious life really is while we're living it.