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This is a piece of text from the internet about the significance of the use of a Mickey Mouse theme in the movie "Full Metal Jacket":

The singing of the Mickey Mouse theme song at the end. This is ironic wherein the song is a farewell until next time, it signifies a definite end in the film – of life and innocence.

Can "wherein" in this example be essentially replaced by the words "in a way that" Is this the correct usage of this phrase?

Wherein:

In what way; how: Wherein have we sinned? (thefreedictionary)

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    I find the use of wherein rather odd here. I would prefer in that or in the way that. Jun 25, 2022 at 8:17
  • "Wherein" normally means "in which". It doesn't fit in your example.
    – BillJ
    Jun 25, 2022 at 8:45
  • "From the internet" is not a proper way to cite quoted text. Jun 22, 2023 at 2:07

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Lexico:

In which. 'the situation wherein the information will eventually be used'

So it could be replaced with "in the way that".

This is ironic in the way that the song is a farewell until next time, it signifies a definite end in the film – of life and innocence.

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