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Reflexive Pronouns - Glossary of Terms


Reflexive Pronouns

A reflexive pronoun refers back to another noun or pronoun in the sentence.  The reflexive pronouns are: myself, yourself, herself, himself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and themselves. 

Examples:

Alison does all the tax and accounts herself.
       
       noun                             reflexive pronoun
 

I often ask myself why I left London. 
  
  pronoun     reflexive pronoun
 
She saw Michael type it himself. [show me the reflexive pronoun]
 
Associated pages:
 
What are pronouns?
The different types of pronouns
Glossary of grammatical terms
 
 

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