In this experiment, the abstract stimuli that had acquired discriminative functions did not have either identifiable denotative
or connotative properties.
Generalization (alternatively termed broadening or extension) widens the denotative
meaning of a word, rendering it broader or more inclusive over time.
34) In its obliquity, such a term could be denotative
of the childishly perverse hand contact with which he attempts an explication of Lawrence.
An Ideographic Analysis of Native American Sovereignty in the State of Utah: Enabling Denotative
Dissonance and Constructing Irreconcilable Conflict.
Artistic writing, even in the reportage, is clearly subjective by it details, in particular denotative
, and uncovers in a fragmented way the author's mentality, education and complexes.
Thus, this work is trying to shed some lights on the importance of understanding meaning of words in order to understand others' intentions, focusing, mainly, on denotative
and connotative meaning.
In line 63, Sue invokes the denotative
self-other distinction">the Korean Koreans.
In brief, left-brain function helps us with the denotative
, computational, linear functions of life and thought, whereas the right brain provides the connotative shadings that give depth and character and color to meaning.
A critical perspective demands analysis beyond mere words and their denotative
meanings towards an analysis of their connotative meanings in discourse (Stead & Bakker, 2010).
Although there is some dispute in the literature about the denotative
meanings of these concepts, the literature agrees that there is more to professional practice than technical know-how.
Whether dealing with tropes, speech acts, or tones, rhetoric entails the mobilization or redeployment of linguistic formulas in order to imply something more than the mere denotative
value of an utterance.
It is not denotative
of meaning but it liberates the reader's unconscious to imagine the facts, which should be appropriate to the emotions.
Moreover, it allows tutees to recognize how style and meaning are related and also that meaning can be both denotative
The first use is similar to "I understand," while the second use is the denotative
meaning of "see.
Any number of images of airplane hangars, proving grounds, and flight test centers, some shot from as far away as twenty-six miles, are more connotative than denotative
, more evocative than instructive.