: of, relating to, or being something outside a literary text
Examples of extratextual in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe character is a big presence in the comic books on which the series is based, and the TV version seemed to rely on that extratextual knowledge to give the character gravitas and depth, rather than actually earning it.
Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, 20 Oct. 2017 Its pleasures are textual, extratextual, metatextual—the whole damn spectrum.
Corey Atad, Esquire, 10 July 2017
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