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Connotation, Denotation and Analogies
Transcript of Connotation, Denotation and Analogies
Ex. snake = danger
action to thing
object or place
to its user
whole to part
part to whole
tool to its action
tool user to tool
kick : ball ::
texting : cell phone
hotel : traveler ::
dark room : photographer
staircase : step ::
keyboard : key
sharp : blunt ::
sweet : sour
room : house ::
laptop : computer cart
microphone : amplify ::
wheel barrow : carry
the literal meaning of a word, the
Ex. snake in a dictionary = "any of numerous
scaly, legless, sometimes venomous reptiles
having a long, tapering, cylindrical body and
found in most tropical and temperate regions."
doctor : stethoscope ::
mechanic : wrench
irritation : anger ::
mist : rain
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
fire : heat ::
study : good grades
cause / effect
strong : sturdy ::
dry : arid
emotion : grief ::
furniture : couch
swamp : soggy ::
forest : shady
closely related adjective