Chapter 2 Of Mice and Men. Focus: The Power of Words Controversial Language and Dialect. Connotation. The connotation of a word is the emotional response it evokes. When we are tuned into words, we understand that words can have a positive, negative or neutral connotation.
Focus: The Power of Words
Controversial Language and Dialect
A word is problematic ( maybe even controversial)
when it is a label that has a negative connotation.
-Sexuality – Jedidiah’s response to limitations on freedom of speech
…examine and reflect upon how words have the power to: