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While connotative semiosis certainly serves as a useful bridge that connects the six chapters of the work--and in so doing helps "make sense" of Tantric Buddhism--this system is only vigorously utilized and applied within the fourth and fifth chapters, both of which Wedemeyer has again previously contributed to academia.
Kathleen followed up, posing, "Does this make sense?" A student called out, "15 plus 20 equals 30," and the teacher asked if anyone had anything to say about that solution.
She always checked whether what she read made sense and when the reading didn't make sense to her she would ask herself "What does that mean?" and "I never heard that." In the following example of Melissa's reading it is evident that she orchestrates a variety of strategies to derive meaning from the book Danny and the Easter Egg by Edith Kunhardt.
When does it make sense to escalate the investment, or convert warrants or convertible debt to a majority equity position?
"If we can't make sense of it, we don't have any information," she says.