Development of Semiosis; Modalities of the Sign.
Ch 3/Marxism: finish chapter subheading discussion, including TJ Clark on Manet’s BAR + Iconography clarify any ?s re Ch 4/Semiotics Tues Oct 1- Group Response Papers due (1 per group) include the following: #1 Summaries of 2-3 of these subheading sections for Ch. 4 1 SUBSTANTIAL paragraph each: Development of Semiosis; Modalities of the Sign; Challenging Reality; Whose Reality Is It Anyway?; Discourse & Power; Poststructuralism & Its Critics #2 Reading Questions answer 2-3 of the ?s below re Ch 4 (no addtl reading this week) 1.Define 1) semiotics 2) sign 3) signifier 4) signified 5) referent 2. What are the 3 types of signifiers? (95) 3. How is semiotic theory related to ARTH? Gender theory? 4. What is “the modality of the sign?” 5. How do Renaissance perspective systems mediate reality? (98) 6. How does Pop Art upset the assumed correspondence of sign/image and its referent/object the sign refers to? 7. What is a discourse, according to Foucault? (103) 8. What is deconstruction? (100) 9. What are binary opposites? (105) #3 Apply the basic ideas of semiotic theory to a work of art #4 Vocabulary any additional? you don’t need to repeat the terms you’ve already defined in answering the ?s above… https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/ch01.htm https://www.nytimes.com/1985/03/03/books/radicalizing-impressionism.html?pagewanted=all https://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/benjamin.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daTc3tH0uy4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3XvJDxjIpUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_f-yny8tVyY p