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synonyms for subtext

  • connotation
  • association
  • coloring
  • hint
  • implication
  • meaning
  • nuance
  • understanding
  • undertone
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antonyms for subtext

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  • denotation
  • declaration
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Barker’s original novella, The Forbidden, first published in his self-published zine Fantasy Tales in 1985, contributed the basic plot that became Rose’s 1992 film, but none of the backstory or underlying subtext.
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In the 1960s, outdated state laws banning “cross-dressing” — and various other activities associated with homosexuality — were used as a subtext by the police to raid businesses and bars where LGBTQ people were known to hang out.
PRIDE MERCH WON’T SAVE TRANS YOUTHKATELYN BURNSJUNE 25, 2021VOX
Because DARPA funded research comes from the Department of Defense, there is an unsubtle subtext about the robots it trains to find humans.
THIS DRONE CAN DETECT HUMAN SCREAMS. WHAT COULD GO WRONG?ROB VERGERJUNE 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Her style is easy to digest but will force you to contemplate its potent subtext.
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The unavoidable subtext is that legislators want to use the specter of criminality to make legal things more difficult or riskier to do — things with which they take political issue.
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One page simply reads “healthy boundaries” and offers vague language about “keeping the chaos out,” but anyone who’s gotten to that point will understand the subtext.
WHEN CORPORATE ACTIVISM HAS A DARK SIDEERIN BERGERAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I do not fully know what Brazilian director Iuli Gerbase had in mind when she first wrote The Pink Cloud, but whatever the subtext was, in 2021 it’s just text.
4 NEW MOVIES THAT EXPLORE — OR PREDICT — A YEAR DOMINATED BY A PANDEMICALISSA WILKINSONFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
These have been converted into two equations on two lines, with the arrow subtext moved into the equations.
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