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of or relating to a connotation

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Perhaps it is bound up in the difference between an ouvrage and an oeuvre; yet on the face of it, it would seem that an ouvrage is more faithful to the spirit of an ouvroir than is an oeuvre, with all of the heavy connotational baggage that the latter term carries along with it.
Hers is not a poetry for the masses: a confessional, contemplative mood predominates, with masterful usage of traditional meters, forms (the diminutive), and choice of words and images that have great connotational power for the native reader yet at the same time look and sound modern.
In cases of metonymic change, connotational or denotational meanings are added to single complex words through pragmatic inferences, which may then, in a second step, be directly linked to the word formation pattern.
The animal's connotational values starkly negate the dream of empowerment and agency that Jack desires, and at the same time the figure of the penguin also serves as a mirror of Jack's entrapment.
Partington is especially concerned with the viability of corpora-based instruction in regards to the denotational, connotational, metaphorical, and cultural aspects of word meaning, and he convincingly demonstrates the usefulness of corpora and concordance data to vocabulary development in general.
But when considering the words from which they originate it will be found that the former translates the connotational meaning of the Yoruba pinodu, while the latter is a literal translation of the word gbemole.
Adorno characterizes the method of persuasion as not logical but emotional, using associational transitions and connotational links (ibid.
What is absent from such a focus on the potential visual sources for the form in the natural world is the recognition of the important connotational significance that applies in the use of the koru.
She scrutinizes that word from a variety of angles, turning it now this way, now that, each time grafting different connotational possibilities to it.
That Hemingway would be unaware of the connotational possibilities of "bright lure" and "hook" to Jig's name is highly unlikely, especially as David Bourne wishes for such a device in The Garden of Eden (7).
Beyond and beneath the overall rhetorical pattern and extraordinary verse texture of the work, there lie minor constructional features in which semantic and syntactic ambiguities together and considerably to its poetic density, at once extending the connotational range of details available to the reader, and tightening the structure of the whole.
Moreover, in this passage, as in the play, words are not represented as conventional carriers of meaning: Here, they become sensuous objects, "sweets on their tongues," signifiers of concupiscence more than of any denotational, or even connotational, sense.
While smoke per se is objectionable and adds nothing to the outer aesthetics of any community, it is not without its connotational beauty as it rises in clouds from smoke stacks or furnaces and ovens (and even gob fires) telling the world that the fires of prosperity are burning--the fires that assure economic security to the workingman, as well as establish profitable returns on capital legitimately invested (Stewart and Krier 1978:149, 151).
But all the different types of meaning -- connotational, denotational, stylistic, rhetorical and syntactic -- have to be translated for a literary translation to work.
The text Les Guerilleres, for example, following this formula, is punctuated by a feminary text which consists of a list of exotic women's names opening each new section; proper names are, of course, according to semantic theory, meaningless but, in pragmatic terms, deeply connotational.