Students will be able to use the terms diction, denotation, and connotation to describe the diction of a text, explaining why the author chooses a specific word or phrase and the effect of that word or phrase on the meaning or tone of the text.
This tutorial introduces the basic concepts of diction, including how a word's denotation and connotation affect the overall meaning and tone of a text.
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