Yes, subtext. When in the classroom, and I speak of subtext in a script, most students don't know what the hell I'm talking about.
Show, not tell is a favorite mantra of mine, so in that spirit, here's a clip from THE BIG SLEEP with Bogie and Bacall. When they discus horse riding, and you still don't know what subtext means, perhaps you should focus your energies on a less subtle art form, say mime?
Here's the link: