'They blamed themselves for their defeat' is this an emphasizing pronoun

Dear student 

In a reflexive pronoun, the subject and object refer to the same person, whereas an emphatic pronoun is used to emphasize the action of the subject. 

For example: He shot himself - reflexive
He himself shot the prisoner. - emphatic

In the sentence '​​They blamed themselves for their defeat', the subject and object refers to the same people - they. 

Therefore, this is a reflexive pronoun, not an emphatic pronoun. 


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i don't know riya
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Plz ask in a clear way
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yes themselves is an emphatic pronoun
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