pls explain me emphatic and reflexive pronoun...pls explain it very very easy manner ...if you can then explain in very easy manner...because from last class i am doing but not understanding...pls expert...i request pls?????

Dear student
We use a reflexive pronoun when we want to refer back to the subject of the sentence or clause. Reflexive pronouns end in “-self" (singular) or “-selves” (plural).
 
There are eight reflexive pronouns, namely myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and themselves.
 
Few instances of the same are:
·  He was ashamed of himself after his misconduct at school;
·  Please help yourselves;
·  Infants are unable to look after themselves; etc.
Emphatic pronouns, on the other hand, are used to just emphasise the action of the subject. For instance,
1.  He himself ordered the birthday cake;
2.  I consulted the property dealer myself, etc.
 
Kindly note that an emphatic pronoun can be removed from the sentence and the core meaning would not be affected. A reflexive pronoun, on the other hand, is vital. The sentence wouldn’t make complete sense or wouldn’t seem logical if you remove the reflexive pronoun.
 
Compare:
He himself cut the cake. He cut the cake.
He cut himself. He cut …what?

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