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Signifier
Denotaion and literal meaning of a sign
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Signified
Connotation and associated meanning of a sign
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Paradigm
A persons choice of different words within different cateagories: A paradigm is 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
The overall outcome of the choice of paradigm:A syntagm is an orderly combination of interacting signifiers which forms a meaningful whole within a text
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Icon
Something that basically is something, an photo of myslef is iconic of me (highly motivated)
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Index
Something that has some relationshop with the representaion ex. smoke and fire
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Symbol
Something that has no relation but we have learnt to decode it (not moitvated)
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Connotation and associated meanning of a sign

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Signified

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A persons choice of different words within different cateagories: A paradigm is 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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The overall outcome of the choice of paradigm:A syntagm is an orderly 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 something, an photo of myslef is iconic of me (highly motivated)

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