70 – Connotation v. denotation. Use the following statement and the bolded words to answer the following questions. After flying to Nashville with the hope of becoming a famous singer, Grace Anne discovered that being a true entertainer was going to be more difficult that she originally thought. In fact, originally, she didn’t realize how difficult it would be to be an original. Singing original songs about heartbreak and sunrises and memories would blur into the other songs of other girls singing their original songs on the same subject. I’m fine, she told herself, all I need to do is keeping going, keeping going, keeping going, a mantra she repeated to herself as she sang her.