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CONNOTATION, OR COLOR GIVEN TO THE WORD

The word connotation (from Medieval Latin connotare) was first registered in English in 1530. Com/con means “with” and “notare” stands for “ 644 more words

I did not mean it like that! Language at its best (or worst).

Language works in many ways and what someone says may well not truly get to the core of their true meaning or the point they were trying to get across, not to mention the receiver, who is stumped or takes offense. 942 more words

Language

Names

Romeo and Juliet (Act 2.2), William Shakespeare:
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet; 214 more words

Books

Article: "Connotation Is Just as Important as Denotation"

“It’s important for all writers to remember both the connotations and denotations of the words they use. Denotation is the word’s real meaning, its “official” definition, whereas connotation is what the word suggests, the sense of the word that is conveyed beyond the definition.” 11 more words

Article.

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I unfurled my American flag off the back deck of our house yesterday. It’s a prominent location for the Stars & Stripes, where people passing by on the adjacent street can’t miss it. 650 more words

America

Globalisation: IBM

On the IBM website there is a section regarding image creation and use on the web (https://.ibm.com/https/www-01.ibm.com/software/globalization/topics/graphics/cultural.html) Although not directly linked to globalisation, I think it makes a lot of good points about the repercussions of becoming such a united world, more specifically by all sharing things such as the Internet. 386 more words

Globalisation

Project 3 (Reading visual communications) – Exercise 2

Join the Navy

Denotation

  • sailor
  • torpedo
  • water (sea / ocean)
  • riding whip
  • cowboy pose
  • movement
  • energy
  • complementary colors
  • navy recruitment
  • JOIN NAVY is big, red and all-caps…
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Exercise