Origin of self-expression
Related formsself-ex·pres·sive, adjective
Examples from the Web for self-expression
With its emphasis on self-expression and three-dimensional adolescents, Awkward.In Praise of ‘Awkward’: OMFG MTV, Like, Really Gets High School|Amy Zimmerman|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a time when personal freedom and self-expression swept the country, Rüdiger pressed for more independence.
Classicist James Romm writes that we have replaced head-to-head competition with collaboration and self-expression.The Olympics Wimps Out on Wrestling and Competition|James Romm|February 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Another theme that I thought was so powerful was the importance of self-expression and the pain of being denied a voice.Ping Fu’s Journey from Cultural Revolution Orphan to Geomagic CEO|Katie Baker|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Stuyvesant High School for Shy Nerds, The Oberlin Academy for Self-Expression, and Huntah College for Everybody.
Like a spark thrown among oily rags, it set my whole being aflame with longing for self-expression.Hungry Hearts|Anzia Yezierska
That desire for self-expression is indeed already almost an instinct with many of us.The Passionate Friends|Herbert George Wells
It is not in industry alone that the natural impulses of the person for response, recognition, and self-expression are balked.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
He held that every man should sing, speak, paint or carve—this that he might taste the joys of self-expression.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
All singing should be idealized, should be the result of self-expression, of an expression of the emotions.The Renaissance of the Vocal Art|Edmund Myer