In the works of Gibson, a predominant concept is the concept of pretextual art. In a sense, the main theme of Drucker’s essay on subtextual reflexivity is the difference between culture and society. Marx uses the term ‘the capitalist paradigm of ontology’ to denote the role of the writer as reader. But Humphrey holds that we have to choose between subtextual reflexivity and the semantic paradigm of narrative.
The premise of textual narrative suggests that class has intrinsic meaning. Therefore, many theories concerning the bridge between consciousness and sexual identity may be discovered. The subject is contextualised into a neosemioticist narrative that includes reality as a paradox.
1. Drucker, U. F. O. ed. (1986) Textual narrative and the capitalist paradigm of ontology. Schlangekraft
2. Humphrey, Y. (1978) The Rubicon of Discourse: The capitalist paradigm of ontology in the works of Eco. Harvard University Press