Entertainment / Literature / Alter Ego: A literary character or narrator who is a thinly disguised representation of the author, poet, or playwright creating a work. Some scholars suggest that J. Alfred Prufrock is an alter ego for T. S. Eliot in 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,' or that the wizard Prospero giving up his magic in The Tempest is an alter ego of Shakespeare saying farewell to the magic of the stage. Contrast with persona.
Alter Verb Synonyms: change, revise, modify, vary, transform, adjust, adapt, convert, remodel
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