Only Daughter Connotation BY paula mejia

The connotative impact of the words"only daughter"and "only a daughter"is that these word express the loneliness Cisneros feels being the only girl in her family.

The denotation of the phrase "only daughter" is that she is only female child or the only girl in the family of six sons.

Cisneros's father boast that he has "siete hijos".The connotative impact of hijos is negative because her father has six sons and only daughter.

The denotation of hijos is male sons.

Cisneros laments that her father refers to her as a "maestra" not even a "profesora".The connotative impact of these words are negative because Cisneros wanted her father to refer to her saying she is my only daughter writer not as she is my only daughter who teaches.

The denotation of the word "maestra"is person who has studied teaching and is responsible for teaching children in Primary or Special Education in schools or college.


Created with images by Bessi - "child model girl" • RondellMelling - "girl firefly fairy tales" • macrophile - "daughter" • dagon_ - "girl baby portrait"

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