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Regressive Imagery Dictionary

Last update: 12. September 2014

name: RID Regressive Imagery Dictionary
author: Colin Martindale
literature: The Clockwork Muse, 1983
software format: Protan, WordStat, TextQuest, Yoshikoder
number of categories: 65
number of search patterns: 3939 (English), 8888 (German)
languages: English, French, Portuguese, Swedish, German, Latin

The categories are:

1 orality
2 anality
3 sex
4 touch
5 taste
6 odour
7 general sensation
8 sound
9 vision
10 cold
11 hard
12 soft
13 passivity
14 voyage
15 random movement
16 diffusion
17 chaos
18 unknown
19 timelessness
20 counscious
21 brink-passage
22 narcissism
23 concreteness
24 ascend
25 height
26 descent
27 depth
28 fire
29 water
30 abstract thought
31 social behaviour
32 instrumental behaviour
33 restraint
34 order
35 temporal references
36 moral imperative
37 positive affect
38 anxiety
39 sadness
40 affection
41 aggression
42 expressive behaviour
43 glory
44 female role
45 male fole
46 self
47 related others
48 diabolic
49 aspiration
50 angelic
51 flowers
52 synthesize
53 streight
54 weakness
55 good
56 bad
57 activity
58 being
59 analogy
61 integrative con
62 novelty
63 negation
64 triviality
65 transmute