C) An introductory textbook on astronomy.
Explanation: the denotation of a word is its literal meaning, the definition that we can find in a dictionary, a word can have several denotations (or definitions). It is the contrary to connotation which is the meaning given by the context or even by the readers (or listeners) based on their emotions or personal experiences. From the given options, the one that will most likely be dominated by denotative language, is an introductory textbook on astronomy, because it will need to use the actual definitions of the words to explain the subject.
D. Informational Essay.
As expository writing seeks to inform its reader, explaining ideas without the inclusion of personal opinions or bias.
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Denotative language has to do with the literal meaning of something - so if this person is talking about astronomy, there's not much metaphor there. However, in the other options, emotions prevail when talking about those things, which is why connotative language would dominate there.
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