autotelism definition

  • noun:
    • the fact that an entity or occasion has within itself its very own meaning or function.
    • In literary works or art, the belief that a work, having already been developed, is a justification in as well as itself. Poems with a unified rhetorical unit to frame the poem in one idea.
    • belief that a work of art is an end in itself or its reason.
    • belief that a-work of art is an-end itself or its justification
    • The belief that an entity or event has within it self its meaning or function.
    • In literary works or art, the fact that a-work, having been developed, is a justification in and of itself. Poems with a unified rhetorical product to frame the poem in one idea.
    • belief that a-work of art is an end alone or its own justification.
    • belief that a-work of art is an-end alone or its reason

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