Craig White's Literature Courses

Terms / Themes


Oxford English Dictionary Subjectivity. 1. The quality or condition of being based on subjective consciousness, experience, etc.; the fact of existing in the mind only.

3.a. The quality in literature or art which depends on the expression of the personality or individuality of the artist; the individuality of an artist as expressed in his work.

b. The quality or condition of viewing things chiefly or exclusively through the medium of one's own mind or individuality; the condition of being dominated by or absorbed in one's personal feelings, thoughts, concerns, etc.; individuality, personality. Also: an instance of this condition.