References in periodicals archive ?
In other words, people interact with words connotatively, not denotatively.
What she means, more connotatively and allusively than denotatively, is that Shakespeare chose to dramatize stories already familiar to us from childhood.
27) The novel uses incarceration denotively and connotatively, the twins are raised in a form of captivity, but they find the court of Elizabeth more imprisoning than the vault of their childhood.
One may also add that his milieu (the Castilian plains of Spain, so loaded and rich a cinematic locale) is resolutely rural and connotatively timeless whereas Antonioni's tended to the urban, and to specific, localized contemporaneity.
Similarly, whereas "yellow flower" may appear to be highly specific connotatively and denotatively, on the Internet, as noted above, it may be quite catholic.
rappers' "niggah," it is connotatively closer to "spick" or "Paki" ("Talking Kanak," p.
In this context, the Heimlichkeit of Adriana's home with its table spread, coffers of money to bail people out of jails, with servants coming to and departing from there, pig falling into the pit and capon burning, doors being locked and opened--whether the staged house is connotatively flat, Plautine or early modern, as critics continue to quibble over this issue--constitutes one of the three significant spatial domains in the play and is associated with propositional appraisals, while the streets and even the Abbey give rise to both types of appraisal.
3) </pre> <p>Lillian BeVier writes: "Privacy is a chameleon-like word, used denotatively to designate a wide range of wildly disparate interests--from confidentiality of personal information to reproductive autonomy--and connotatively to generate goodwill on behalf of whatever interest is being asserted in its name.
Not only is Paris connotatively close to paradise for her, because of its romantically storied wealth and prestige, but it is also phonetically suggestive of 'par(ad)is'.
The question of imperialism is slippery and connotatively loaded.
I agree with Rushton that the hot-button words he cites can lower the level of discussion if used connotatively, intended to insult or namecall.