Vocabulary Week 3: Terms 17-24 ENG II 17. CONNOTATION – noun The emotional implications and associations that a word may carry 18. DENOTATION – noun The direct dictionary meaning of a word 19. DESCRIPTIVE DETAILS- noun A rhetorical strategy using sensory details to portray a person, place, or thing 20. EVALUATIVE- adjective of or relating to judgment, value and choice 21. EVOCATIVE- adjective Tending to call up or produce (a feeling, a memory, a picture) Vocabulary Week 3: Terms 17-24 ENG II 22. EXPOSITORY 1. adjective serving to convey information or to explain 23. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE - noun Language in which figures of speech (such as metaphors, similes, and hyperbole) freely occur. 24. UNDERSTATEMENT- noun A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is.