Only Daughter Connotation Jeyson Banegas

Cisneros refers to herself as an “only daughter” and “only a daughter”.

The connotative impact of these words are negative becuase Cisneros felt sad and lonely being the only female child in her family.

The denotation of the words "only daughter are that she was only girl in her family.

Cisneros's father boast that he has "siete hijos".

The connotative impact of both definitions of hijo is often preferred over hijas, or daughters.

The denotation of the word hijos is sons and children.

  • Cisneros laments that her father refers to her as a “maestra” not even a “profesora”.

The connotative impact of the words "maestra" and "profesora" is she felt bad because her father did not look at her as a teacher but rather as a teacher and she felt less.

The denotation of the words "maestra" (teacher) and "profesora" (professor) - Teacher.

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Created with images by seriousbri - "Father and Daughter" • dagon_ - "girl father portrait" • LuidmilaKot - "boy kid son" • vickysandoval22 - "Teacher's at their Desks"

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