DICTION Diction is often defined as the author's choice of words. There are two ways to think of diction: 1) Specific effect of word choice: connotation and denotation 2) Overall style CONNOTATION In analyzing word choice, you should be ...
Author: Dawn Hogue
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
Category: Study Aids
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