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Of Cigarettes, High Heels, and Other Interesting Things

An Introduction to Semiotics

  • Authors
  • Marcel Danesi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 1-21
  3. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 23-46
  4. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 47-67
  5. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 69-90
  6. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 91-114
  7. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 115-138
  8. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 139-156
  9. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 157-176
  10. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 177-194
  11. Marcel Danesi
    Pages 195-217
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 219-235

About this book

Introduction

Why do people routinely risk their health by smoking cigarettes? Why do some females make walking a struggle by donning high heels? In a fully updated edition, the author attempts to answer such questions by explaining the discipline that endeavors to understand the human meaning quest: semiotics.

Keywords

communication culture edition health language nature semiotics television

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