DECONSTRUCTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Critical analysis. Mainly of literary text where there can be no reference for language and no grounding for truth claims. See postculturalism. DECONSTRUCTION: "A deconstruction reading of a text uses traditional methods of analysis to see how the text subverts its meanings and coherence." Related Psychology Terms ERROR ANALYSIS PERCEPTUAL ANCHORING EPISTEMOLOGY LITERARY PSYCHOANALYSIS PROCESS ANALYSIS CONVERSATION ANALYSIS UNIVERSAL ACQUIESCENT RESPONSE SET STATEMENT VALIDITY ANALYSIS CORPUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DECONSTRUCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deconstruction/ (accessed August 8, 2020).