It is not enough, however, simply to label a term an ideograph
. The point is less to name and more to analyze, because ideographs
can provide important windows into the myths that animate our shared rhetorical culture.
Onement 1 is indeed an ideograph
or, to put it more generally, a sign, but it is a sign of a special kind, one that emphasizes a certain circularity between its signification as a sign and the actual situation of its utterance: It partakes of the category of words that linguists call "shifters," such as personal pronouns or markers like now, here, right here (not coincidentally, these are Newman titles).
The war metaphor, a slogan-like term, is an important "ideograph
" (McGee, 1980).
The fact that the concept of the center or the middle is depicted by an ideograph
instead of a pictograph indicates to some extent that it is comparatively more abstract than the other four cardinal directions.
In other words, prolifers want to extend a legal ideograph
to a controversy previously governed by public address ideographs
Isaac Taylor, for example, in his great work, The History of the Alphabet, has shown how the change in the form of writing--from ideograph
to alphabet--made information available to people to whom it had previously been denied.
(156.) See McGee, supra note 148, at 15 (noting that "an ideograph
is an ordinary-language term found in political discourse.").
refer to a six thousand year old Sumerian tablet upon which is engraved a poppy ideograph
, translated as "joy" plus "plant" (222): a more effusive reading of the narcotic as cultural hieroglyph.
": A Link Between Rhetoric and Ideology.
However, errors such as totally no response, visuospatial impairment, paragraph agraphia, ideograph
, and perseverative writing errors were only seen in AD group.
Impact of the term schizophrenia on the culture of ideograph
: The Japanese experience.