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
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
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.