[ in-ter-teks-choo-al-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪn tərˌtɛks tʃuˈæl ɪ ti /
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the interrelationship between texts, especially works of literature; the way that similar or related texts influence, reflect, or differ from each other: the intertextuality between two novels with the same setting.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM intertextualityin·ter·tex·tu·al, adjectivein·ter·tex·tu·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for intertextuality
As Selah talks to Mora, the two embark on a kind of intertextual journey.