And once again, the autumn leaves were falling.
This phrase uses ‘autumn’ to signify something coming to an end.
is "when the days are cold..." a connotation since cold could refer to sadness?
HELP me pls! what's the connotative and denotative meaning of this poem???
If You Forget Me
I want you to know
You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
near the fire
the impalpable ash
or the wrinkled body of the log,
everything carries me to you,
as if everything that exists,
aromas, light, metals,
were little boats
toward those isles of yours that wait for me.
if little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you little by little.
you forget me
do not look for me,
for I shall already have forgotten you.
If you think it long and mad,
the wind of banners
that passes through my life,
and you decide
to leave me at the shore
of the heart where I have roots,
that on that day,
at that hour,
I shall lift my arms
and my roots will set off
to seek another land.
if each day,
you feel that you are destined for me
with implacable sweetness,
if each day a flower
climbs up to your lips to seek me,
ah my love, ah my own,
in me all that fire is repeated,
in me nothing is extinguished or forgotten,
my love feeds on your love, beloved,
and as long as you live it will be in your arms
without leaving mine.
Hi, do you think this sentence contains connotation?
"You made me look like a lumpy pumpkin"
Can we say that 'mother' connotes the sense of love and affection? Is the word 'mother' a connotation?
It can be. Depends on the context of the sentence. A lot of things have connotations. Connotation just refers to the feeling a word gives you. Pumpkin-Halloween. Flowers= spring, bees, etc.
father= masculine, etc.
Wow, this helps alot. Thanks.
How is connotation different from inference? Or is inferencing what is used to figure out a connotation?
An inference is used to solve a connotation.
denotation is the dictionary meaning-a cat is a furry animal with four legs and a tail.
connotation is an implied/associated meaning when used in a certain way; what you think of when you hear that word; e.g. some people think of how cute cats are...some people dislike cats, and that's what they think of when they hear the word
so connotation is the opposite of denotation but connotation isn't the opposite of denotation what?
connotation is the opposite of denotation because it leaves it up to the reader to decode the message, whereas denotation is very straight forward, with one meaning.
what is another literary device with a similar name as connotation??? I NEED INFO ASAP!
Denotation- refers to expressing a meaning or the significance of a part of a story in a straightforward, clear-cut manner. There is no roundabout, covert manner employed and hence denotation is the opposite of connotation.
i need a different example. help!
it can be something like this: The curtains are blue. The hidden connotation is the sadness and grief the main character is experiencing.
It is what the example shows. The sentence can be interpretted in different ways. Connotation is something that's not clearly stated and the reader has to decode( interpret) it.
More examples please? I need help understanding.
The definition is great and the example makes lots of sense. This is a really great site for learning about literary devices.
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Whoa fella, check those run-ons.
would the phrase "a local farmer plants the jail with drunks" be considered a connotation?
I don't understand your phrase in the first place. Can you explain?
I dont either lol
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