Denotation and Connotation in English Language and Literature

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Wednesday 1st January 2012
Denotation and Connotation
Perfume Denotations Connotations
Angel Winged person Beautiful women,
Purity,
Perfection,
White
Lady Million Rich woman Gold,
Expensive,
Wealth,
Maybe suggests a rich scent?
Strong and bold?
Be Delicious Something that tastes pleasant Juicy,
Tasty smell,
Sweet,
Seductive
Fuel for Life Something needed to live? Petrol- gets you going through
life,
Strong scent,
Stereotypically masculine?
How does the leaflet use images to persuade the reader to visit the attraction?
Digger-land.
The leaflet includes images of diggers to entice the reader. The images used connote masculinity and
a sense of adventure stereotypically aimed towards a younger generation.
The leaflet consists of images of diggers and children to prove their target market. The images
connote a strong, `macho' sense, and so may attract men rather than women.
WRITE MORE!!- expand points and analyse the issue and effects of these techniques.

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Wednesday 1st January 2012
REVISION NOTES
For a C or above in the exam, you MUST write about the connotations of an image.
Layout- Cluttered? Busy? Space?
Colours- Bright? Muted? Pastel? Garish? Themed?
Fonts- Varied? Consistent? Formal? Jazzy? Childish?
Text boxes, headings and subheadings= used to give key facts? To highlight important info?
Remember to identify purpose, pick out a feature and explain its effects.…read more

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