The connotation impact the words"only daughter "and "only a daughter"is the these word express the loneliness Cisneros feels being the only in ther family The denotation of the phrase "only daughter" is that she is the only female child or the only girl in the family of six sons.
Cisneros father boast that he has "siete hijos" The connotative impact of hijos is negative because her father has six sons and one daughter .
The dennotation of hijos is male or a son.
Cisneros laments that her father refers to her as a "maestra "not even a "profesora."The connotative impact of these words are
The denotation of the word "maestra" is very good person