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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Are these sentences correct:

    1-He is a rich, widely popular, self-proclaimed feminist writer.
    2-He is a rich, widely popular, so-called feminist writer.

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    Default Re: so-called

    Yes, but they're not the same- in the second, the author is distancing themselves from the assessment.

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