significatory

significatory

(sɪɡˈnɪfəkətərɪ)
adj
serving to signify
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For Crate, as for the work in cultural cartography undertaken by Sparke and others the drawings are a rejection of European notions and means of signification, and are significatory in their own right.
The argument between the Lady and Loveless offers an important reminder that the significatory potential of the female body was much debated in the period, and the reader's marking of this exchange raises further questions as to exactly where different early modern sympathies might lie upon hearing this verbal account of a strikingly public and potentially performative encounter.
In her essay on Wachtel's work for the catalogue that accompanied the artist's 2014-15 survey at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Quinn Latimer argues, compellingly, that Wachtel's juxtapositions not only tackle but also transcend issues around the significatory power of existing images and the politics of their appropriation, thereby taking on our "emotional and economic investment" therein.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's strategy of re-constellation cautions against fixing subalterns as a singular signifier in a significatory system in which the imperialist sovereign subject investigates the subalterns as the object of critique ("Subaltern Studies" 202).
In Of Grammatology, Jacques Derrida notes how a significatory regime of immense longevity and power buttresses the mimetic circuitry underpinning the reflective metaphor.
After Cezanne, Klee was the finest modern watercolourist, and his responsiveness to the expressive and significatory dimensions of fabric was incomparable.
While the former occupied what can be understood as a more unobtrusive place in film, pop music very powerfully asserts social and historical reference into the significatory practice of movie production and reception.
The passing of a subject who is impossible to identify--the spy--creates the terror of a free field of significatory possibilities, and thus of identificatory chaos.
The emotions Franziska feels while watching the young woman in labor defy not only the coldness of the space, but also the significatory potential of language itself.
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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.