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demonstrative

[dimon′strətiv]
pertaining to a concept or an action that accompanies and illustrates speech, such as indication of the size of an object with the hands. See also circum-speech.
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As can be seen in (9), the demonstrative adjectives this, that, those, and these contain semantic components related to orientation.
Some lexical items as well as pronouns and demonstrative adjectives have been also written in Italics because they too can be understood only in a referential context, as when "that structure" can be understood only with reference to "an organization".
The repeated use of demonstrative adjectives linking the subject of the enonciation to its enonce, as well as the frequent presence of capital letters increasing the symbolic force of certain signifiers, are just two of the strategies identified by Bouthors-Paillart.