Metanarrative



/ˈmɛtəˌnærətɪv/
noun
1.
(in postmodernist literary theory) a narrative about a narrative or narratives
noun

any story told to justify another story, esp. involving artifice; a story about oneself that provides a view of one’s experiences

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