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Poetic Devices: Diction. English 1 Mrs. Foster. Every Word Counts. In 10 words or less, describe: The most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen In 10 words or less, describe: The ugliest thing you’ve ever seen. Diction. A writer’s choice of words Helps create a writer’s style

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Poetic Devices:Diction

English 1

Mrs. Foster


Every Word Counts

  • In 10 words or less, describe:

    • The most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen

  • In 10 words or less, describe:

    • The ugliest thing you’ve ever seen


Diction

  • A writer’s choice of words

  • Helps create a writer’s style

  • Like imagery, can emphasize certain aspects of what’s being described.


Denotation v. Connotation

  • Denotation: The literal meaning of a word (what you might find in the dictionary)

  • Connotation: All the associations and emotions that have come to be attached to a word


Denotation v. Connotation

  • The sun is bright


Denotation v. Connotation

  • The sun is brilliant


Denotation v. Connotation

  • The sun is harsh


Denotation v. Connotation

  • Activity: Come up with as many synonyms for the following word as possible. Divide into words with positive connotation and words with negative connotation

  • Laughed


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