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Doaa Taher AL-DIHAYMAWEE

THE LIGHT WE LOST BY JILL SANTOPOLO: SEMIOTICS STUDY

Semiotics is the study of signs and everything in our life is an indication of a sign according to both the European view represented by Ferdinand de Saussure and the American view represented by Charles Sanders Peirce. Therefore, the researcher studies semiotics in The Light We Lost (2017) for the internationally best-selling author Jill Santopolo. The researcher selects this novel as there is no study has been done so far in analyzing this novel from a semiotics viewpoint. Peirce's triadic theory of icon, index and symbol is selected as a tool in examining the selected novel‏.‏

Keywords: Charles Sanders Peirce, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jill Santopolo, Semiotics, and The Light We Lost.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2791-9323.3-3.3


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