Only Daughter Connotation by Erickson Banegas

Cinceros refers to herself as an "only daughter" and "only a daughter".

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

The denotation of the words "only daughter" is the only girl in the family

Cisneros’s father boast that he has “siete hijos”.

The connotative impact of these words is she felt sad and weird when her father called hijos "not daughter" she felt like she is not important.

The denotative impact of both definitions of hijos are childrens and sons.

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

The connotative impact of these words are the Maestra is less formal and profesora sounds more profesisonal and respectful.

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Created with images by Kasman - "child young girl" • darrellperry - "child girl bald" • souljourney7 - "babies infant boy" • Berzin - "study a chemistry textbook the teacher"

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