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Personal Bias: A bias is defined as a strong leaning in either a positive or negative direction.
Point of View is defined as an opinion, attitude, or judgment on the part of an individual.
Denotative and Connotative Meanings
Denotation is a dictionary meaning.
Connotation is meanings associated with words which go beyond the dictionary
definitions. These meanings carry an extra emotional charge and
may be positive, negative, or neutral.
Elvis Presley 1969 - 1977
"Elvis was fat, half-dead, bloated, and swearing, tossing soaked scarves
into the audience, walking through cruel parodies of his songs."
~~~fat, bloated and sweating are
derogatory and insulting...
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