DENOTATION

{LITERARY DEVICE}

BY:Jasmeensidhu705

How to pronounce denotation

dee-no-taat-shn=denotation

Definition:

The literal or primary meaning of a word in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests.

My definition

Basically what a word represents or when you think of a word what comes up into your mind

Examples:

~ Mom and dad are used instead of mother and father which suggests loving parents

~A dog is used to suggest shamelessness or an ugly face

My own examples

~A dove is used to show peace

~Home is used to suggest family love comfort and security

Synonyms

1. Definition

2.implication

3.indication

4.meaning

5.signification

Derivatives

adjective~denotational
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