Connotation & Denotation
Connotation and Denotation Facts & Examples
Denotation: A fancy definition for a dictionary meaning.
Example: if i say chicken the dictionary meaning for chicken would be a bird. If i say my friend is a chicken, then my definition would be my friend is acting scared(connotation meaning).
Point of View with examples
Example I was driving to school or I was reading a book.
Second Person: Is referring to the person being spoken to
example: You do not understand my work or You are a mean person.
Third person: Is referring to a person or a name.
Example: He,She,It was not happy today or Jane was not happy because she failed a test.
Third person Omniscient: Knowing the characters feelings and thoughts.
Example: Jane was thinking about having pizza tonight or Jane felt scared as she walked down the hallway.
Third person Limited: Stating the persons perspective.
Simile & Metaphor
Example: Cute as a kitten (we compare these two because a kitten is very cute and so is that thing or person).
Metaphor: an implied comparison
Example: He broke my heart (He didn't literally break her heart, her heart is broken because she is sad.
Types of Poetry: lyric, epic & narrative
Narrative poetry: A verbal representation poem
Epic poetry: A long serious poetry about an event (almost like a narrative essay)
Commonplace assertion, opinion, fact
Example: All rugs are squared. (This is an opinion because NOT ALL rugs are squared).
Facts: Something that is true.
Example: Broccoli is a vegetable packed with iron. (This is a fact because there is proof to back it up).
Commonplace assertion: An assumption that may be or may not be true.