I was meditating this morning and this came to me. Hear me out:
A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea.
An adjective on the other hand is something which describes a noun.
My name is Jesse. If my name denotes me, am I the noun or is my name? If my name is the noun, then what happens when I change it? I can't call a building a car but I can call a building hot or cold. If my name is an adjective describing me, why can't I use it on anyone else?
I've read answers on how Shakespeare is a noun while Shakespearean is an adjective. This sort of touches on the issue but doesn't answer it completely.
I could separate me the object from me the idea but I can still describe me the idea with a new name, let's say Jordan, which would be a pen name. My idea stays the same.