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retrospective

an exhibition of an artist's life's work or a representative selection of it
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But, there is a positive to the economic slowing and that is as business contraction occurs, there is a retrospectiveness to it.
In 'Il passero solitario'--a beautiful late poem which Leopardi decided to include in the first section of the book as a psychological self-portrayal and an appropriate introduction to a more autobiographical sequence of poems--the poet asserts his identity in terms of decadence, regret, and retrospectiveness: 'passo del viver mio la primavera.
One way to account for this opposition is through the retrospectiveness of memoir; she's attempting early in the memoir to offer a prewar version of herself, but doing so from the authorial position of modern trauma victim.