figurability

figurability

(ˌfɪɡjʊrəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
adj
the quality of being figurable
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A similar figurability of citrus can be found in M.
He says that "the very absence in his features becomes a sign and an expression of the presence/absence of corporate power in our daily lives, all-shaping and omnipotent and yet rarely accessible in figurable terms, that is to say, in the representable form of individual actors or agents" (15) While Crockett does not quite fit this description, his persona is nonetheless generic enough to suggest this type of figurability, though in a different guise.
As soon as one wants to delve into the meaning of the painting, however, one calls upon a fictive time since figurability can exist only as subject to temporality.
By providing a kind of figurability to the message, the tropes [figures, after all, of speech] make discourse appear.