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Unformatted text preview: a signifier and signified A signifier is an object that refers to or suggests a concept or a signified The Relationship between the two, he theorized was arbitrary or conventional. Metaphor and metonymy Analogy and association are important means of communication meaning Analogy suggests equivalcne it suggests that something is LIKE something else. this is a metaphor. A firgure of speech. .simile Metonymy is achieved through association. Its subcategory is Synechdoche 13/02/2007 14:19:00 13/02/2007 14:19:00...
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