Examples of denotation?
Denotation is the literal dictionary meaning of a word.
" You know a phrase I never understood? King size. It's used to denote something larger but ... most kings are short and fat" - George Carlin
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Asked in William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
What are examples of denotation in romeo and Juliet?
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What are some d denotation and connotation examples?
Asked in Definitions
What definition best describes denotation denotation?
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What is a sentence you can use to understand the meaning of Denotation?
The word denotation, unlike common vocabulary, is a literary term. In this it is difficult to configure a sentence that expresses its meaning. To denote something is to indicate something. You can compare denotation to connotation to assist your understanding. Examples: Denotation... 1. Someone says "iPhone" the denotation (rational indication) is "type of phone" 2. Someone says "banana" the denotation (rational indication) is "type of fruit" Connotation... 1. Someone says "home" it shows the connotation (emotional response) "warmth, love, happiness" 2. Someone says "grey skies" it shows the connotation (emotional response) "sadness" :) Michelle