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    Triangle of Meaning, Denotation & Connotation Triangle of Meaning, Denotation & Connotation Presentation Transcript

    • “This is not a pipe”
    • The Triangle of Meaning
      a model of how linguistic symbols
      are related to the objects they represent.
      Lingusitic Symbol
      Concept
      Referent
      Representation
      What it means
      The Real Thing
    • The Triangle of Meaning
      Concept
       a tube with a small bowl
      at one end; used for
      smoking tobacco
      “Pipe”
      Linguistic
      Symbol
      Referent
    • Tanks were developed and first used in combat by the British during World War I as a means to break the deadlock of trench warfare.
      -Wikipedia
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tank
      Tanks
    • The Triangle of Meaning
      Concept
      It is a tracked, armoured
      fighting vehicle designed for
      front-line combat.
      “Tank”
      Linguistic
      Symbol
      Referent
    • Denotation & Connotation
      Denotation
      Connotation
      Literal or Dictionary
      meaning.
      Commonly understood
      associated meaning.
    • Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.
      -Luke 9: 23
      cross
    • “CROSS”
    • Denotation & Connotation
      “CROSS”
      Denotation
      Connotation
      An upright post with a transverse piece near the top, on which condemned persons were executed in ancient times.
      Pains, burdens, problems
      Symbol for religion; Christianity
    • “WOODEN PUPPET”
    • Denotation & Connotation
      “PUPPET”
      Denotation
      Connotation
      An inanimate object or representational figure animated or manipulated by an entertainer, who is called a puppeteer.
      A person/people that conforms to pointless ideals set by others.
    • “PUPPET GOVERNMENT”