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The word "connotative" refers to the implied emotional association belonging to the meaning of a word. The connotative definition of a word bears these positive, negative or neutral associations in addition to the word's literal meaning.


The connotative meaning of a word refers to the feeling that a word invokes. This differs from its dictionary definition, which is called its "denotative" meaning. Two words can have similar denotations but very different connotations.


Connotation is the meaning or implication behind a word or phrase. There are words that carry multiple connotations such as dog, which means someone who is shameless or a person who slacks off with his or her work.


One example of connotation in a poem is a metaphor such as "shall I compare thee to a summer's day" from Shakespeare's Sonnet 18. Connotation refers to the meaning implied by a word or words.


The forms of lyric poetry include the lyric poem, sonnet, dramatic lyric, dramatic monologue, elegy and ode. A lyric poem is any poem spoken by just one voice that expresses that individual's state of mind, feelings, perceptions and thoughts.


One Christian name, Aaron, means "exalted" or "high mountain." The Bible says that, in ancient Egypt, Aaron spoke for his brother Moses during their quest to free the Israeli slaves from Egypt.


Poetry is one of the most universal vehicles of human expression, and one of the most important of all written media for describing experiences. Research has also concluded that teaching students poetry offers measurable results in a wide set of linguistic domains.