significatory

significatory

(sɪɡˈnɪfəkətərɪ)
adj
serving to signify
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If the earlier works in the show seem more focused, that is because they primarily seek to express the inherent properties of a single material element or action, while the exhibition's more transitional works--see, for example, Untitled, 1954, a black canvas framed on one side by silver paint and on the other by a vertical strip of Combine-like elements (including newspaper clippings, small black-and-white photographs, hair, and glass)--manifest the significatory play that will flourish in the artist's later Combines.
Thus she points to the twins as personifying antithetical artistic or significatory elements that together contribute to White's unified yet tensely dynamic style.
After Cezanne, Klee was the finest modern watercolourist, and his responsiveness to the expressive and significatory dimensions of fabric was incomparable.
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If, as Caruth observes, the traumatic event remains "unassimilable to associative chains of meaning" (5), this is not caused so much by the "literality" of the event as by the fact that trauma points to that which escapes meaning in any significatory chain.
This understanding of theater's deliberate significatory practice was Tadcusz Kowtzan's 1968 refinement of the Prague school's semiotization law.
10) Intertextuality, however, can have differing significatory implications.
But, Bhabha notes, "cultural authority is also unheimlich, for to be distinctive, significatory, influential and identifiable, it has to be translated, disseminated, differentiated, interdisciplinary, intertextual, international, inter-racial" (195).
Through abjection, bodily processes become enmeshed bit by bit in significatory processes in which images, perceptions, and sensations become linked to and represented by "ideational representatives" or signifiers.
To be certain, myth as a contested concept is protean in its significatory possibilities: it is interpreted as "illusion," "legend," "false propaganda" (119).
Finally, Townley's suitors join in on Townley's performativization of texts by activizing their costumed bodies--transferring their significatory power away from the outer layers that Fossile pores over, and putting them to use not as inspectable surfaces, but as implicatory symbols.