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somebodys_heartbrake
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(1) There was no reason to expect anything but the worst, for
Edward had a mountainous body, dense, slow, and awkward.
In Sentence 1, the word mountainous is given a certain connotation by the
other adjectives in the sentence. Which of the following words would give
mountainous a different connotation?
A. portly
B. craggy
C. rotund
D. impressive
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somebodys_heartbrake Group Title
(1) There was no reason to expect anything but the worst, for Edward had a mountainous body, dense, slow, and awkward. In Sentence 1, the word mountainous is given a certain connotation by the other adjectives in the sentence. Which of the following words would give mountainous a different connotation? A. portly B. craggy C. rotund D. impressive
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what do you think?
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://openstudy.com/updates/51228189e4b06821731d69a5 btw could you please look to see if you can help me too?
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk and i have not red the one you have
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh okay:p .... Well do you know that at least one of them isnt it because i dont want to just give you the answer
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i had like 15 and i did not know like 5
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay but so do you know which one it isnt?
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
would it be B
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hi there! Is everything good? Do you need any more assistance or are you completely lost?
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i dont think it is B
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i am completely lost
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay. The question is asking you to find the "connotation" oh mountain in this sentence, right? Do you understand connotation or no?
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um kinda
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A connotation is a commonly understood subjective cultural or emotional association that some word or phrase carries, in addition to the word's or phrase's explicit or literal meaning, which is its denotation. A connotation is frequently described as either positive or negative, with regards to its pleasing or displeasing emotional connection. For example, a stubborn person may be described as being either strongwilled or pigheaded; although these have the same literal meaning (stubborn), strongwilled connotes admiration for the level of someone's will (a positive connotation), while pigheaded connotes frustration in dealing with someone (a negative connotation). i used wikipedia
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good. :) So the connotation of "mountain" in this sentence is negative. The adjectives make it negative; making Edward's body seem "dense, slow, and awkward." This is not a good thing! Negative connotation! :) Do you understand this a little more now?
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you perhaps want to know what those other words mean, like "rotund"?
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it means plump
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And so does portly :)
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
which is negative
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
^^ Definitely :) Not good.
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And craggy just means rough.
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Are you getting this Somebodys_heartbrake
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
which is also negative sorta and impressive is positive soooo the anwser would be what Somebodys
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@somebodys_heartbrake You there? :)
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i am confused
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Oh, okay, hee hee. OKay, so you're looking for the answer that is NOT a negative connotation. We gave you the definitions for the other words.
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay so the first 3 words have a negative vibe to them because you wouldnt want to be called plump ( which A and C are doing)and then you wouldnt want to be called rough ( which B is saying) so those are negative and D is a positive thing becasue its calling something impressive
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ilene13 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If you looked up connotation which i did and its up there then you will understand the question just think about it for a second and you will hopefully understand the question:)
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somebodys_heartbrake Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it would be D
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tafkas77 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
erfect. Great job! :D
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