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An original combination of words, the original writing before it's printed

1

Semiotics

The study of communication and behaviour

2

Context of production

Period of time the book was written and published in

3

Context of reception

Audience Response to the book in the time it was first published.

4

Viviparous

To carry young inside the body

5

Pneumatic

Pertaining to air, shapely beautiful, (pneuma = spirit, wind

6

Apertures

An opening, gap, hole

7

Maudlin

Overly sentimental

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Discarnate

Not human, not in the flesh

9

Truculently

Cruelly, fiercely

10

Soma

Drug or narcotic used to relax of feel good. (Soma: body Somnus: God of sleep