Words or phrases like pronouns are endophora when they point backwards or forwards to something in the text:
As he was late, Harry wanted to phone his boss and tell her what had happened.
Here, he is endophoric because it refers forwards to the proper noun Harry and her refers back to the noun boss.
See Also: Anaphora; Cataphora; Deixis; Exophora
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