Unformatted text preview: gestures or other indicative concomitants of speech) can ever convey the slightest information” (3). What does Pierce mean by this? 3. Peirce suggests that for icons or likenesses, there is a different relationship to experience than for indices. What is this difference? 4. In the beginning of the article, Peirce describes three kinds of interest that we may take in a thing. Which interest corresponds with a sign? Why? 5. Pierce gives a metaphor of the body and locates the three kinds of signs within it. How is this done? What might this tell us about these three signs?...
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- Fall '08
- Semiotics, Philosophy of language, Charles Sanders Peirce, Sign relation