autotelic


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au·to·te·lic

(aw'tō-tel'ik),
Denoting those traits closely associated with the central purposes of an individual.
[auto- + G. telos, end, completeness, purpose]

autotelic

(ot″ŏ-tel′ik) [ auto- + Gr. telikos, pert. to a goal]
Intrinsically meaningful; self-directed; not dependent on other people or things for value, purpose, or reward.
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It occupies a high place in the hierarchy of values, and considering its psychological and social dimension, it could be attributed an autotelic value.
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Eliot's poetry, through the decidedly anti-didactic ethos of the New Critics, crystallized in the idea of the poem as autotelic, and Archibald MacLeish's dictum 'A poem should not mean but be.
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