Recent Examples of semiotics from the Web
Like those artists, Mr. Leonilson painted curious figures in bright flat fields of color, adding bits of language, in keeping with a postmodern era in which semiotics and other theories were central elements in art.
Like many online and off in today’s political culture, Zuckerberg devotes a lot of mental energy to the semiotics of communication — what different units of language or imagery mean, and how our individual and social appetite for meaning leads us to engage and react to different forms of content.
Still, whether the act of appropriation was an endorsement of Sanders’s brand of democratic socialism or a move meant to bait the world’s semiotics professors is likely to remain up for debate.
We’re watching the semiotics come together in front of our eyes.
The language games were like something out of a semiotics classroom.
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Origin and Etymology of semiotics
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
SEMIOTICS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of semiotics for English Language Learners
: the study of signs and symbols and how they are used
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