- Connotation

IB English A: Language & Literature: - Connotation

A word"s connotation is the aura of emotion that is associated with the word through personal experience. It is the opposite of "denotation", which is what a word literally stands for.For example, the word "home" may denote a building with a roof and a door. The connotation of "home" may mean something different for everyone. It may mean a warm fire, a large family and a Christmas tree. It may mean a bachelor pad in...

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