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Where is "home?"

When I was in 11th grade I took an AP Language and Composition class.  On one of the first days of class we had this big discussion about the difference between a word’s denotation and connotation.  563 more words

Home and Hut are Not the Same Thing; Why Connotation Matters

In the writing site I’m on there is a forum area to make the site a social/sharing site as well as a writing/posting site. One of the main forum threads is ‘Improve Your Writing’. 292 more words

Life In General

Discovering contranyms!

This blog is about my writing process, so today I’m sharing an article on grammar, something that heavily influences my writing style. My love of grammar and the English language’s contradictions and eccentricities delight me, and if you’re with me, read on. 77 more words