or semiotics
   Of or relating to semantics; a linguistic, or literary study of the meaning of forms — signs and symbols and how they are used to represent. It includes studies of iconography, iconology, and typology. Semiotics is studied by a semiotician (the term favored in the USA) or semiologist (Europe). It is strongly associated with postmodernism.

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