Denotation factual report of lack of supplies new

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Unformatted text preview: of the first and second sentences? Do you see that the second sentences have more words, more specific words, and more complicated thoughts than the first sentences? As you’ve no doubt figured out, these are the characteristics of sentences with word power. 40 tools for building word power Lesson 4 Words You Should Now Know ambiguous coherent connotation consequence denotation distort inadequate subtle unanimous uproarious Extra Word(s) You Learned in This Lesson _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ ANSWERS P ra c t i c e 2 : C re a t i n g M e a n i n g t h ro u g h C o n n o t a t i o n 1. After Hurricane Katrina, the city ran out of first aid supplies. In the tragic wake of Hurricane Katrina, the city’s first aid supplies were found to be inadequate and drastically lacking. Denotation: Factual report of lack of supplies. New Connotation: Sentence blames the city for running out of supplies by using emotional words like tragic, ina...
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