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self-reflexive Line breaks: self-reflex¦ive

Definition of self-reflexive in English:


Containing a reflection or image of itself; self-referential: sociology’s self-reflexive critique
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  • Among all of Caravaggio's self-reflexive images, none captures the elision from specularity to spectatorship more dynamically than the disembodied head of the Medusa.
  • In fact, as Burt shows, Shakespeare citations often enable a self-reflexive critique of the constraints of the industry within the mass culture genre itself.
  • Many of the stories in this series feature a self-reflexive narrator who, we are led to understand, is the actual creator, the ‘fictional author’ of the narrative.
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