- Created by: Wilo_Hall
- Created on: 27-02-19 15:01
Denotation- Literal dictionary definition.
Connotation- Wider associated meaning.
Simile- Imagery created through comparrison.
Metaphors- Imagery created through descriptive lexis.
Personification- Describing inanimate objects with human qualities.
Imagery- Umbrella term for Similes ect.
Visual Imagery- Imagery using sight.
Auditory Imagery- Imagery using hearing.
Olfactory Imagery- Imagery using smell.
Gustatory Imagery- Imagery using taste.
Tactile Imagery- Imagery using touch.
Semantic Fields- Several words which relate to the same area of meaning.
Hypernym- Generic noun.
Hyponyms- Specific words which relate to hypernym.
Collocation- Two words which relate to each other in terms of meaning.
Antonym- Words which have the opposite meaning.
Synonym- Different words which mean the same thing.
Irony- When language means the direct opposite to what is said.
Puns- Playful use of language.
Cliches- Imagery which has lost effect due to over use.
Euphemisms- Polite forms of language.
Dysphemisms- Offensive forms of language.
Litotes- A deliberate understatment.
Synchedonche- When words or phrases represent a whole.
Metonymy- Attribute for what the thing meant.
Denotation- The heart is an organ which pumps blood around the body.
Connotation- The heart is associated with love.
Simile- As proud as a lion.
Metaphors- His face was a ghostly white.
Personification- The shadows crept up the wall.
Visual Imagery- The wall was red.
Auditory Imagery- The crash made a thunderous boom.
Olfactory Imagery- The room filled with the stench of rot and death.
Gustatory Imagery- The apple pie tasted like summer.
Tactile Imagery- The wall was rough and bumpy.
Semantic Fields- Semantic field of love.
Hyponyms- Tuna, Trout, Cod ect.
Collocation- Fish and Chips.
Antonym- Hot and Cold.
Synonym- Desk and Table
Irony- The fire truck suddenly caught fire.
Puns- Barry B. Benson.
Cliches- You shoud come take a look at this.
Euphemisms- Making love.
Litotes- "The food tasted perfectly fine" said Billy, knowing full well the food was aweful.
Synchedonche- Me and the guys are going out tonight.
Metonymy- The Crown represents the Queen and the Royal Family.