The primary theme of Abian’s  model of the
neocapitalist paradigm of reality is the defining characteristic, and thus the
failure, of postcapitalist sexual identity. But the main theme of the works of
Smith is not theory as such, but subtheory. Baudrillard uses the term ‘semiotic
posttextual theory’ to denote the role of the participant as artist.
More of our dear readers recognize ☺ as a smileyface than readers would have recognized Pitman’s shorthand · as "the," probably even in Pitman’s day. These readers, however, do not necessarily agree on its signification. The apparent iconicity of the ☺ is debatable. ☺ does not represent a word. It represents a range of possible sentiments, including "I like what you just said"; "I like you"; "I am happy", etc. Moreover, smiling itself is culturally dependent. The emoji is not insulated from the maddening or, some would say delightful soap-bar quality of all communication. Emoji Cro-Magnon might have intended the smiley first, foremost and ONLY to clarify the tone of a previous expression so that readers understood that the expression was not to be taken seriously, as in "I'm joking here," yet it has since been used to express a range of other sentiments, and may or may not be used to clarify the tone of a previous expression. The emoji ☺ may point us in the direction of lightheartedness, but even among speakers from similar cultures, irony and sarcasm are always possibilities. As ever, context is king.
17. Take your art journal outside and document what you see. Write it, draw it, or paint it.
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