Presentation on theme: "Connotation vs. Denotation Popular Cars from the 1960s"— Presentation transcript:
1 Connotation vs. Denotation Popular Cars from the 1960s ThunderbirdFalconChargerCometMustangBarracudeWhat emotions do these names evoke in people?What kind of performance could you expect from each of these cars?Why do you think these names were selected, and for what kind of buyer?
8 Your Turn! Rabbit Pinto Colt Civic Starlet Gremlin How are the associations we make with these names different?What kind of performances could you expect from each of these cars?Who might you expect to buy them?Why do you think these names were selected?
14 DenotationConnotationThe literal meaning of a word.The dictionary definition of the wordThe association and reaction people make with a word.The emotional connections related to a word.How could understanding connotation and denotation help to understand the author’s purpose and motive??
15 Connotation vs. Denotation Warm Up: Write a connotative and denotative meaning for each word.HeartSnakeChickenHomeSunDark