From: Wade T. Smith (email@example.com)
Date: Wed 14 May 2003 - 23:49:21 GMT
On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 07:01 PM, Joe wrote:
> Meaning, quite simply, cannot be swept under a performatory rug, and it
> is a fundamental confusion to mistake the encoding device (a pattern of
> perceptual changes, such as speech-originated sound waves
> encountering one's ears) for the cognitively authored significance
> encoded in specific sound patterns.
Meaning is not swept under any rug in the performance model- as a
motivator of the performance it depends upon it, and upon the
performer, and the venue, and the weather, and where the sun is, ad
What, in your example, gets _any_ meaning across? Why, gee, the
What, in your example, supplies the meaning that is acted upon? Why,
gee, 'the gestalt' of the observer and his following performance.
Where do you not agree with me?
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