Reflexive Embodiment

In this week’s study group we discussed object, subject and reflexivity. We are the object when seen and the subject when doing something. Crossley says when both the object and subject are the same, we have reflexivity.

An example of this is looking in the mirror or a selfie:


In this picture I am both the subject (I see somebody in the picture) but also the object (I am the person in the picture). So we have reflexive embodiment.

(I have an eye infection, hence the tiny eyes and no eye make up!)

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