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Chapter 1 Infant tongue Denotation- Infant means newborn or new while tongue means the organ the human body uses when it speaks Connotations- What Dickens could try to mean in this small passage is that he doesnt have the mastery that he should have over his tongue because he is very young and doesnt know much about the world Simple Sentence Declarative Sentence It relates to the theme of social class because Pip is a poor young boy at the time Being a from the poor class he doesnt know how to talk in the dignified matter that the richer classes speak in Page 9 Paragraph 1 Freckled and Sickly Denotation-Freckled means that there are dark spots on ones face Sickly means sick looking or not healthy Connotations- What Dickens is trying to portray in this sentence is the condition of Pips mother before she had died She was very sick looking and had freckles since freckles come from the sun she could have been overworked Compound Sentence Declarative Sentence This sentence once again relates to the theme of social class Pips mother was Freckled and Sickly because she was in a socially lower class and thus had less money to take care of herself Page 9 Paragraph 2 What fat cheeks you ha got Denotation-The denotative meaning of this sentence literally means what fat cheeks have you got Connotations- Trying to convey that Pip has fat cheeks Dickens tries to show his audience how Pip looks by revealing him with this character Simple Sentence Interrogative Sentence This sentence relates to the theme of social class again The character talking to Pip uses simple language thus showing that he is of a lower class Page 11 Paragraph 1 Now lookee here Denotation- The literal meaning of this sentence is Now look here with lookee deriving from the word look Connotations- None Simple Sentence Exclamatory Sentence Social class is again the theme this sentence is relating
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