Friday, 6 September 2013

Denotation and Connotation work 


  1. Identify each sign (denotation).
  2. What does it stand for? (connotation)
  3. Does it have more than one meaning?
  4. Which groups of people can/cannot read it? e.g. because of age, geography etc





    1.) its an apple .
    2.)It stands for the brand Apple which manufactures electronic goods , like the iPhone,iPod etc .
    3) it has more than one meaning depending on the age of the person .
    4.) The older people and really young people who will not be able to recognize the brand .











    1.) its to upwards arrows 
    2.) it stands for the car brand Citroen who design and make cars . 
    3.) It doesn't have more than one meaning you either no it or you don't .
    4.) young children that cant drive yet , and also girls will be less knowledgeable about this .



    1.) Its a circle with an arrow diagonally off the side .
    2.) This stands for male gender .
    3.) It doesn't have more than one meaning it is very specific .
    4.) younger children or people that don't know much about the subject of gender signs .



    1.) A yellow M on a red background .
    2.) it stands for " McDonald's" a worldwide fast food restaurant .
    3.) It doesn't have more than one meaning , everybody knows that it symbolizes McDonald's.
    4.) Everybody knows that it symbolizes McDonald's.




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    1.) A red circle with a line through the middle .
    2.) It stands for " No Entry ".
    3.) It doesn't have more than one meaning , it just specifically means no entry .
    4.) Young Children that don't really no what it means .









    1.) A male and female separated .
    2.) it stands for male and female .
    3.) it doesn't have more than one meaning because its a picture of a man and a women so cant mean much else .
    4.) Everybody will be able to read this symbol . 







    1.) A mouth with the tongue sticking out . 
    2.) it is the band symbol for ' The Rolling Stones ' .
    3.) It may have more than one meaning to somebody who doesn't know " The Rolling Stones " .
    4.) Younger generation will not know what it means , and people that don't follow The Rolling Stones .






    1.) 6 circles each a different colour  .
    2.) It is the symbol for the Olympic games .
    3.) It doesn't have more than one meaning it is the distinctive symbol for the Olympics only .
    4.) Everybody will be able to read this symbol .

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