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Signifier
Denotation and literal meaning of it
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Signified
Connotation and associated meaning of a sign
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Paradigm
A persons choice of different words within different catorgories: a set of associated signifiers or signifieds which are all members of some defining category, but in which each is significantly different
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Syntagm
Is when the overall outcome of the choice of paradigm: combination of interacting signifiers which forms a meaningful whole within a text
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Icon
Something that basically is sometihng, a photo of myself is iconic of me
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Index
Something that has some relationship with the representation: e.g smoke represents fire
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Symbol
Something that has no relation but we have learnt what it stands for and how to decode it (very unmotivated)
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Connotation and associated meaning of a sign

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Signified

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A persons choice of different words within different catorgories: a set of associated signifiers or signifieds which are all members of some defining category, but in which each is significantly different

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Card 4

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Is when the overall outcome of the choice of paradigm: combination of interacting signifiers which forms a meaningful whole within a text

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Card 5

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Something that basically is sometihng, a photo of myself is iconic of me

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