self-condemnatory

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Introspective and both self-condemnatory and self-congratulatory, the protagonist's thoughts are portrayed with a vividness showing not only a man's fall from greatness but also the beauty and power of speed.
Price's own words out of context so it appeared to be a self-condemnatory quotation, when in context his words had a materially different meaning.
Giving the words the accent of other genres, Teresa subdues and manipulates this self-condemnatory voice in her Life - described as "dialogized heteroglossia" (12) - creating "an eclectic work that defies easy identification with respect to genre" (11).