, also a literary term, suggests a down-to-earth rustic simplicity or artlessness her bucolic suitor
, often used in literary contexts, suggests a highly idealized primitive simplicity of rural life, originally among shepherds
stresses the contrast between the supposed crudeness and unsophistication of the country and the supposed polish and refinement of the city rustic humor
is the comprehensive, nonspecific word referring to life on the farm or in the country as distinguished from life in the city rural schools
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