Images, Text and Modern Feints: Dongyoung Lee’s I can’t and the Material of Meaning – 3:AM Magazine

[…] Barthes, a tempered romantic, speaking of “entering upon the true history of language,” perhaps caught between a science and a poetics, writes in 1966:

“An image gives out different meanings and we don’t always know how to handle them. Moreover, this phenomenon of polysemy also exists in articulated language, and is one of the main themes of current linguistic research. But the fact remains that, in the case of language, polysemy is considerably reduced by context, by the presence of other signs which direct to the choice and the intellection of the reader or hearer.” […]

Source: Images, Text and Modern Feints: Dongyoung Lee’s I can’t and the Material of Meaning – 3:AM Magazine

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