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In the former case the semantic feature 'saturation with too much of X' is denotatively attributed, but the overall pejorative effect is dependent on the lexical base.
Cook's "linguistic schemata" contain knowledge about language and influence our expectations of what particular words mean both denotatively and connotatively.
On occasion participants would misread it denotatively, but when that happened, other participants would be quick to correct them.
To show how words affect connotatively, not denotatively, on audience, Potter (1974) explained:
While she exerts a more impressive command of the welter of historical data than some of her predecessors, these crypto-Persian references are the one place where Alvey stumbles denotatively.
A number of these verbs are used denotatively, but others perform evaluative functions that reflect either the author's or the thesis writer's interpretation and position with respect to the reported information.
These first lovers literally write to Hamilton in order to reinsert themselves in heterosexual paradigms; both marry men shortly after denotatively and graphically writing an ending to their relationship with Hamilton.
As part of the visual palimpsest thus formed, behind the man's fall a phantasmal image of his jump comes into the open, without being denotatively exposed in the picture.
The authors articulate the concepts of "enunciative pact" and "decoupling mechanism", coming from the literary theory and psychology, respectively, in order to conjecture an explanation about the process that allows the children to assume the enunciates of fiction even when these be denotatively empty and does not correspond to a referent from the reality.
The narration describes the scene denotatively with the phrase: "You suck your thumb .
What she means, more connotatively and allusively than denotatively, is that Shakespeare chose to dramatize stories already familiar to us from childhood.
This poem essentially follows the convention of a mind daydreaming while in the midst of something else, but unlike the Beatles' song with the line, "somebody spoke and I (went) into a dream," in which the transition is denotatively announced, here, it's a double-spaced couplet which does the framing.