Figurative/Connotative Meanings
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  • Question 1
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    1. Which phrase has a positive connotation?

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    A strong reek

    A strong aroma

  • Question 2
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    2. Which phrase has a negative connotation?

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    Squandered his time

    Invested his time

  • Question 3
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    3. Which phrase has a negative connotation?

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    A bold plan

    A reckless plan

  • Question 4
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    4. Which phrase has a positive connotation?

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    Energetic dogs

    Rambunctious dogs

  • Question 5
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    5. Connotation is a word's ___________.

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    synonym

    anyonym

    emotional meaning

    literal, dictionary definition

  • Question 6
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    6. Referring to someone's house as a "shack" would have a __________ connotation.

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    positive

    negative

  • Question 7
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    7. I recognized the familiar smell of my roommate's cooking. If you change the word smell to stench, the word now has a ____________ connotation.

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    positive

    negative

  • Question 8
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    8. Why do people use figurative language?

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    To make their writing interesting and visual, or to emphasize an idea and make a point.

    To be grammatically correct.

    To structure their writing into paragraphs.

    Because Beyonce uses it in her songs.

  • Question 9
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    9. The word scrawny, as in "Jason appeared scrawny," has a _________ connotation.

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    positive

    negative

  • Question 10
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    10. What's the meaning of this simile?

    "My mom can be as fiery as a volcano when I don't do my chores on time."

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    Her hair is red.

    She talks really loudly.

    She gets really angry.

    She spits when she talks.

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