2.42 Depiction

Category: Aesthetics

Keywords: metaphorical, metaphors, metaphor, pictorial, imagining, pictures, imagery, analogies, image, resemblance, images, imagined, picture, resemble, hear

Number of Articles: 213
Percentage of Total: 0.7%
Rank: 71st

Weighted Number of Articles: 215.2
Percentage of Total: 0.7%
Rank: 79th

Mean Publication Year: 1976.5
Weighted Mean Publication Year: 1970.6
Median Publication Year: 1976
Modal Publication Year: 1973

Topic with Most Overlap: Ordinary Language (0.0778)
Topic this Overlaps Most With: Beauty (0.0177)
Topic with Least Overlap: Moral Conscience (0.00044)
Topic this Overlaps Least With: Functions (0.00056)


Figure 2.100: Depiction

Depiction Articles in Each Journal

Figure 2.101: Depiction Articles in Each Journal


This is a bit of a grab-bag of papers, loosely connected to the idea of depiction. I’ve classified it as Aesthetics because it includes papers like

But it also includes papers that seem less neatly classed as Aesthetics, like

Still, the aesthetics papers predominate, so that’s the category I’ve gone with. Very often these models would locate the Aesthetics papers quite neatly and put them in a category. But this model has separated out these papers on depiction from the larger category of papers on beauty. And the result is that the topic is fairly small.