The semeiotic gives the reason of movements, and has for its object the careful examination of inflections, attitudes and types.
The imitative is also divided into three parts: the static, the dynamic and the semeiotic.
We have now reached the semeiotic standpoint, that of these very clear plans, the very starting point of gesture.
The static is the base, the dynamic is the centre, and the semeiotic the summit.
The semeiotic says: "Such a gesture reveals such a passion;" and gesture replies: "To such a passion I will apply such a sign."
The development of the series is based upon the static, the semeiotic and the dynamic.
The semeiotic is the science of signs, and hence the science of the form of gesture.
The semeiotic presents to our scrutiny a triple object for study.
The semeiotic is its mind; the dynamic is its soul; the static is founded on the mutual equilibrium or equipoise of the agents.
The semeiotic has given the signs, it becomes æsthetic in applying them.