Content Plane

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Content Plane


a linguistic term used in glossematics to refer to the organized realm of everything that can be a subject of linguistic communication. It is opposed to the plane of expression.


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The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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figure 1 (a)), and as they each consist of an expression element and a content element, X and Y must contrast on the expression plane as well as the content plane. The opposition between X and Y is therefore an opposition between the expression of X ([E.sup.X]) and the expression of Y ([E.sup.Y]) linked to an opposition between the content of X ([C.sup.X]) and the content of Y ([C.sup.Y]) (cf.
Netflix and Disney play on different content planes

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