Meaning of persona
Pronunciation: (pur-sō'nu), [key]
— pl. -nae -nas.
- a person.
- the characters in a play, novel, etc.
- the narrator of or a character in a literary work, sometimes identified with the author.
- (in the psychology of C. G. Jung) the mask or façade presented to satisfy the demands of the situation or the environment and not representing the inner personality of the individual; the public personality (contrasted with anima).
- a person's perceived or evident personality, as that of a well-known official, actor, or celebrity; personal image; public role.
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